Definition of to the bad in English:

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to the bad

1To ruin: I hate to see you going to the bad
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  • The third key process I wish to identify is chiefly to the bad.
  • The Britain of this film is a vision of modernity gone to the bad.
  • In many ways, Peter's is the classic story of a youngster who turned to the bad because he could not see any way forward.
2In deficit: he was £80 to the bad
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  • But when they finished the first half two points to the bad, after playing with the aid of a significant breeze, they were always unlikely to prevail.
  • Defending their European Cup Winners' Cup, Ferguson's side emerged at Pittodrie two goals to the bad against Dosza of Hungary.
  • Now he shows up unannounced with his passive-aggressive Chinese flute at The Bride's wedding rehearsal, like Caine gone to the bad.
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