English-German translation for "worse"

"worse" German translation

worse
[ˈwəː(r)s]adjective | Adjektiv adj <comparative | Komparativkomp von bad, evil, ill>

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  • worse and worse
    immer schlechteror | oder od schlimmer
    worse and worse
  • the worse
    desto schlimmer
    the worse
  • so much the worse
    umso schlimmer
    so much the worse
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  • kränker
    worse more ill
    worse more ill
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  • schlechter gestellt
    worse worse off
    worse worse off
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  • schlechter, weniger
    worse less
    worse less
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  • weniger wert, schlechter, minderwertiger, geringer, niedriger
    worse less valuable
    worse less valuable
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  • to be ¼ worse on stock market
    um ¼% schlechteror | oder od niedriger stehen, ¼% gefallen sein
    to be ¼ worse on stock market
worse
[ˈwəː(r)s]adjective | Adjektiv adj

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  • stärker, mehr
    worse stronger, more
    worse stronger, more
worse
[ˈwəː(r)s]noun | Substantiv s

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  • Schlechteresneuter | Neutrum n
    worse
    Schlimmeresneuter | Neutrum n
    worse
    worse
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to be (none) the worse for drink
(nicht) betrunken sein
to be (none) the worse for drink
for better for worse
auf gut Glück
for better for worse
worse instead of better
schlechter statt besser
worse instead of better
to make matters worse
was die Sache noch schlimmer macht
to make matters worse
his bark is worse than his bite
er bellt nur (aber beißt nicht)
his bark is worse than his bite
in liquor, the worse for liquor
in liquor, the worse for liquor
it has stood through worse storms
es hat (schon) schlimmere Stürme überstandenor | oder od überdauert
it has stood through worse storms
for better for worse
auf Glückand | und u. Unglück
for better for worse
a deal worse
weitor | oder od viel schlechter
a deal worse
for better for worse
in guten wie in schlechten Zeiten
for better for worse
to make matters worse
to make matters worse
and which is still worse, all you did was wrong
und was noch schlimmer ist, alles, was du machtest, war falsch
and which is still worse, all you did was wrong
Ebensowenig können wir davon sprechen, es gäbe besser und schlechter schmeckende Schokolade.
Nor can we say that one kind tastes better and another worse.
Source: Europarl
Es ging immer schlechter und schlechter.
Things went from bad to worse.
Source: Books
Es ist bei mir nicht Gram oder Verdruß, sondern etwas weit Schlimmeres.
It is not grief, not dullness, but much worse.
Source: Books
Vielleicht sieht es bei anderen noch schlechter aus, das hilft aber nicht uns.
It may well be that others are worse, but that does not place us in any better a light.
Source: Europarl
Korn wie Reis, Weizen und Mais sind sogar schlimmer als Zucker.
Rice and other grains like wheat and corn are actually worse than sugar.
Source: GlobalVoices
Für die Eurozone sehen die Indikatoren noch schlechter aus.
Indicators for the eurozone are even worse.
Source: News-Commentary
Aus diesem Grund geht es den amerikanischen Kindern nun schlechter.
As a result, America ’ s children have become worse off.
Source: News-Commentary
Zur Zeit der Mudschahid war es schlimmer.
In the time of the Mujahideen it was worse.
Source: GlobalVoices
Diese sind von Land zu Land entweder besser oder schlechter.
Some may be better than others, and some worse.
Source: Europarl
Ich könnte ihm allerdings den Schlüssel wegnehmen, aber es würde dadurch nur ärger werden.
I suppose I could take the key away from him but that'd only make things worse.
Source: Books
Abbé Bournisien, der gehört hatte, daß es Hippolyt schlechter ging, kam ihn zu besuchen.
Abbe Bournisien, hearing that he was growing worse, asked to see him.
Source: Books
Die funktionalistische Methode ist erledigt, sei es nun gut oder schlecht.
The functionalist approach is over, for better or for worse.
Source: Europarl
Es werde jeden Tag schlimmer.
It becomes worse everyday, says the blogger.
Source: GlobalVoices
Kein noch so regulierungswütiger europäischer Staat könnte das übertreffen.
Could any common European state do worse?
Source: News-Commentary
Alle Symptome blieben gleich oder verschlimmerten sich.
And all the symptoms stayed the same or even got worse.
Source: TED
Ich weiß nicht, was schlimmer ist.
I don't know what is worse.
Source: Tatoeba
Ja, das kann sie, und sogar viel schlimmer!
Yes, it can: much worse.
Source: News-Commentary
Noch schlechter kann es ja nicht mehr werden.
It ’ s not like it gets any worse than this.
Source: GlobalVoices
Amerika und Südostasien geht es, was das Klima und die Stürme angeht, viel schlechter.
America and south-east Asia are having a much worse time of it as far as climate and storms go.
Source: Europarl
Deshalb war sie mir nicht weniger lieb; im Gegenteil, ich fühlte mich wohliger als zuvor.
I did not like her the worse for that; on the contrary, I felt better pleased than ever.
Source: Books
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