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

Translation of bad in Arabic:

noun/اسم

  • 1
    (evil)
    شَرّ (plural: شُرور)
    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)
    سَيِّئ
    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)
    سَيِّئ
    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)
    سَيِّئ
    شَديد
    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)
    سَيِّئ
    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

    الشِرّير
  • 7
    (unsuitable) (time, moment)
    سَيِّئ
    غَيْر مُناسِبٍ
    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
    (guilty)
    بالنَدَمِ
    بالذَنْبِ
    to feel bad about something

    شَعَرَ بالنَدَمِ \ بالذَنْبِ بِسَبَبِ شَيْءٍ

adverb/ظرف

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

    يُؤْلِمُني بِشِدّةٍ

Idioms

he's got it bad

[informal]
سَقَطَ صَريعَ الهَوى

to be in a bad way

(ill)
كانَ مَريضاً جِدًّا

too bad!

[informal]
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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