Translation of worse-off in Spanish:

worse-off

Pronunciation: /ˌwɜːrsˈɔːf; ˌwɜːsˈɒf/

adjective/adjetivo (predicative/predicativo worse off)

  • 1.1 (financially) [citizens/worker] en peor posición económica I ended up $50 worse-off o worse-off by $50 salí perdiendo 50 dólares we're worse off than them o than they are estamos en peor posición económica que ellos 1.2 (emotionally, physically) (predicative/predicativo) to be worse off estar* peor he'd be worse off here than at home estaría peor aquí que en casa we'd be no worse off for a change of routine no nos vendría mal un cambio en la rutina

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