Share this entry

Share this page

worse-off

Pronunciation: /ˌwɜːrsˈɔːf; ˌwɜːsˈɒf/

Translation of worse-off in Spanish:

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

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day pirarse
v pron
to make oneself scarce …
Cultural fact of the day

The Distrito Federal is a district of central Mexico, the seat of the federal government. It includes most of Mexico City and its suburbs, and comes under the direct supervision of the Mexican president.