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British English: /bad/
American English: /bæd/

Translation of bad in Arabic:


  • 1
    there is good and bad in everyone
    يوجَدُ الخَيْرُ والشَرُّ داخِلَ كُلِّ إنْسانٍ

adjective/صفة comparative form/صيغة التفضيل worse superlative/اسم التفضيل worst

  • 1
    (not good) (idea, decision, movie)
    to have bad eyesight/hearing
    كانَ نَظَرُهُ \ سَمْعُهُ سَيِّئاً
    I was bad at sport/physics
    كُنْتُ سَيِّئاً في الرِياضةِ \ الفيزِياءِ
    it's not necessarily a bad thing
    هو لَيْسَ بالضَرورةِ شَيْئاً سَيِّئاً
    'what did you think of the film?' — 'not bad'
    ‘ما رَأْيُكَ في الفيلْمِ؟‘- ‘لَيْسَ سَيِّئاً‘
    [informal] as bosses go she's not bad
    هي رَئيسةُ عَمَلٍ لا بَأْسَ بِها بالمُقارَنةِ بالآخَرينَ
  • 2
    (unfavourable) (news, weather, luck)
    things are looking bad
    تَبْدو الأَشْياءُ سَيِّئةً
    I've had a bad day at work
    كانَ يَوْمي في العَمَلِ سَيِّئاً
    he's in a bad mood
    مِزاجُهُ سَيِّئٌ
  • 3
    (serious) (mistake, injury, accident)
    she has a bad cold
    تُعاني من نَزْلةِ بَرْدٍ شَديدةٍ
    how bad is it?
    إلى أَيِّ دَرَجةٍ الأَمْرُ سَيِّئٌ؟
    to have a bad toothache
    عانى من أَلَمِ أَسْنانٍ شَديدٍ
    there was a bad accident with several fatalities
    كانَ هُناكَ حادِثٌ سَيِّئٌ تَسَبَّبَ في وُقوعِ عِدّةِ ضَحايا
  • 5 to have a bad back/heart
    كانَ لَهُ ظَهْرٌ \ قَلْبٌ عَليلٌ
  • 6
    (unacceptable) (habit, behaviour)
    you bad girl!
    أَنْتِ بِنْتٌ سَيِّئةٌ!
    it will look bad if we don't go
    سَيَبْدو الأَمْرُ سَيِّئاً إذا لم نَذْهَبْ
    bad language
    لُغة بَذيئة
    the bad guy
  • 7
    (unsuitable) (time, moment)
    is this a bad time for you?
    هل هذا وَقْتٌ غَيْرُ مُناسِبٍ لَكَ؟
    it's a bad time for buying a house
    إنَّهُ وَقْتٌ غَيْرُ مُناسِبٍ لِشِراءِ بَيْتٍ
  • 8
    to feel bad about something
    شَعَرَ بالنَدَمِ \ بالذَنْبِ بِسَبَبِ شَيْءٍ


  • (American English/الإنكليزية الأمريكية) [informal]
    (to need, want)
    it hurts real bad
    يُؤْلِمُني بِشِدّةٍ


he's got it bad

سَقَطَ صَريعَ الهَوى

to be in a bad way

كانَ مَريضاً جِدًّا

too bad!

لِسوءِ الحَظِّ!
'I was going to eat that!' — 'too bad!'
"كُنْتُ سَآكُلُ ذلك!"-"لِسوءِ الحَظِّ!"
that's too bad! (a shame)
يا لَلْخَسارةِ!

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