We say this in a resigned tone when we find ourselves in an awkward or difficult situation, or when we have to put up with something less than... Read more →
Proverbs containing the word Worse
Just as we are not always lucky, so we are not always unlucky. The colloquial phrase is: 'Better luck next time.'
The shoemaker is so anxious to make every penny he can out of his trade that he even denies his wife a new pair of shoes. Some other husbands... Read more →
Good people are not corrupted by their surroundings.
Praise is encouragement, so to praise a good man is to encourage him in rectitude, and to praise a bad man is to encourage him in wickedness.
There is always something to be thankful for. 'The house was burnt to the ground, but things might have been worse, for I managed to save the... Read more →
Children, in particular, love to hear a story again, however many times they heard it before. ‘Mummy, please tell me the story of the girl who... Read more →
Measures to deal with the evils of one kind or another often make the situation worse. For example, calling in the armed forces during a period... Read more →