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-el peor


This word must be preceded by the definite article in the sense shown in 3).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (superlative of bad)
a. peor
Yesterday was the worst day of my life.Ayer fue el peor día de mi vida.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
2. (superlative of badly)
a. peor
My brother dances worst of all the siblings.Mi hermano baila peor que todos los demás hermanos.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (the most unpleasant thing)
a. lo peor
Don't worry. The worst is over.No te preocupes. Ya pasó lo peor.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (to defeat)
a. vencer
The Dodgers were determined they weren't going to let themselves be worsted by the Giants this time.Los Dodgers estaban decididos a no dejarse vencer por los Giants esta vez.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (superlative of bad)
a. peor
the worst bookel peor libro
the worst filmla peor película
his worst mistakesu error más grave
the worst thing was…lo peor fue…
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
2. (superlative of badly)
a. peor
worst of all,…y lo que es peor,…
the elderly are the worst offlos ancianos son los que peor están
he came off worst(él) llevó la peor parte, él fue quien salió peor
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (general)
he's the worst of them alles el peor de todos
the worst that could happenlo peor que podría suceder
the worst of it is that…lo peor de todo es que…
he's prepared for the worstestá preparado para lo peor
at the worst, if it comes to the worsten el peor de los casos
the worst is yet to comelo peor está aún por llegar
do your worst!¡aquí te espero! ¡ven a por mí si puedes!
the worst is overya ha pasado lo peor
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worst [wɜːst]
2 (gen) peor
it was the worst film I've ever seen fue la peor película de mi vida; fue la película más mala que he visto en mi vida
worst of all lo que es peor
Worst of all, the barmen were threatening to strike They were lazy, aggressive, and, worst of all, vegetarian his worst [fears] were confirmed Then one day his worst fears were confirmed. He was told he had to make way for "younger faces"
it was the worst winter for 20 years fue el peor invierno en 20 años
the worst storm in years la peor tormenta en años
they have the worst safety record in Europe President Bush alleged that Arkansas had the worst environmental record in the world the worst [kind] of journalism An ex-lawyer. They're the worst kind We're opening ourselves up to the worst kind of tyranny and discrimination ...Le Corbusier, for my money, the worst architect [of] this century
that's the worst part (of it) eso es lo peor
People acting like they're so much better than you, that's the worst part of it
at the worst possible time en el peor momento posible
the worst possible outcome The increase in international oil prices has come at the worst possible time for the nations of Eastern Europe The failure of parliament to approve the new reform programme represents the worst possible outcome for Gorbachev
it was the worst thing he ever did fue lo peor que hizo nunca
the worst thing [about] men is... it's just about the worst thing you could say to someone the worst thing is it doesn't even taste nice it was his worst nightmare: a woman boss ...losing your job is everyone's worst nightmare regarding air pollution, industry is the worst offender ...resulting in the worst of all possible worlds, a loan that comes at the wrong time and a permanent increase in debt
3 (most badly affected) [+victim] más afectado
the worst sufferers are children los más afectados son los niños
The worst victims of inflation are the old Among the worst sufferers from the storms of 1989 were the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew
2 (gen) peor
the worst-dressed man in England el hombre peor vestido de Inglaterra; they all sing badly but he sings worst (of all) todos cantan mal, pero él peor que nadie
to come off worst
they had a punch-up and he came off worst tuvieron una pelea y él fue el que salió peor parado
it is the small investor who will come off worst
3 [+affected, hit] más
he visited some of the worst affected areas visitó algunas de las zonas más afectadas
A substantial EC aid package for those countries worst affected was therefore vital The areas worst hit by the drought were the South West and Wales my leg hurts worst (of all)
the worst lo peor; the worst that can happen is that ... lo peor que puede pasar es que ...; we threw away the worst of them los peores los tiramos a la basura
The situation may improve but if the worst comes to the worst I'll have to sell the house... If the worst came to the worst, a vessel could always take another route.
to fear the worst temerse lo peor
he's been missing for some time and now police are beginning to fear the worst
the worst of it is that ... lo peor de todo es que ...
the worst of it is that I haven't got the money to pay him back
that's not the worst of it eso no es lo peor
what he wrote off the car? - That's not the worst of it, it was his fiancee's dad's car
to get the worst of it llevarse la peor parte
if the worst comes to the worst en el peor de los casos
at worst en el peor de los casos
At best her ideas are misguided and at worst they reveal a refusal to confront reality...
at worst, they can only say no en el peor de los casos, nos dirán que no; the situation is at its worst in urban centres en los núcleos urbanos es donde la situación es más grave; things or matters were at their worst las cosas estaban peor que nunca; he's at his worst in the evenings por las tardes es cuando está más insoportable
transitive verb
[+person] (in fight) derrotar
Nelly had worsted her persecutor with a blow to the stomach
(in conflict) vencer
Once officialdom had been worsted, the animal was threatened on another front In this battle of wits, De Solina had worsted him again and with great ease
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