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Definition of 'bad'

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Example sentences containing 'bad'

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Over the years conflicting studies have suggested that high heels are both bad and good for health. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Just how bad will it get there? The Sun (2016)My marriage was in a bad way at the time. The Sun (2017)These expensive tests are a bad idea for two reasons. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Their bad backs could yet amount to very good news indeed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Most people sail through the test with 80 per cent saying that they felt no pain and at worst mild discomfort. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It was a pretty bad experience, a couple of us didn't want to play. The Sun (2016)We ourselves are often guilty of worse idleness. Christianity Today (2000)We both feel bad but we cannot stay apart. The Sun (2014)This proved to be a very bad idea. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You deserve to have something very bad happen to you. The Sun (2010)Made a bad investment and want to point the finger? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Things could go from bad to worse. Times, Sunday Times (2012)What will they do when it gets really bad? Times, Sunday Times (2008)The apprehended man came off rather worse. The Sun (2011)Our superior cognition merely makes things worse for us than for other natural animals. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)Letting people down is so much worse than being shouted at. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Things is going pretty bad out there. Iain Gale Man of Honour (2007)We had a real bad week to finish up with. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You go through your career and have good stuff and bad stuff. The Sun (2010)These aches and pains are usually worse in the cold. The Sun (2007)These people are in a bad way. Edward Beauclerk Maurice THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS: Coming of Age in the Arctic (2004)This is as bad as it gets. The Sun (2006)Or can these misunderstandings be put down to the language barrier or bad translators? Times, Sunday Times (2015)The downturn could not have come at a worse time. Times, Sunday Times (2007)That is how bad it has become. The Sun (2007)Tottenham were the worst side with just one win and four defeats. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The worst simply mean an impulse buy and an extra card in your wallet. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This makes me feel bad about quirky. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Surprisingly, visiting his old neighbourhood did not bring back bad memories. Times, Sunday Times (2016)

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Translations for 'bad'

British English: bad /bæd/ ADJECTIVE
unpleasant Something that is bad is not nice or good.
The weather is bad today.
  • American English: bad
  • Arabic: سَيِّء
  • Brazilian Portuguese: mau
  • Chinese: 劣质的
  • Croatian: loš
  • Czech: špatný
  • Danish: dårlig
  • Dutch: slecht
  • European Spanish: malo
  • Finnish: huono
  • French: mauvais
  • German: schlecht
  • Greek: κακός
  • Italian: cattivo
  • Japanese: 悪い
  • Korean: 나쁜
  • Norwegian: dårlig
  • Polish: zły niedobry
  • European Portuguese: mau
  • Romanian: rău
  • Russian: плохой
  • Latin American Spanish: malo
  • Swedish: dålig
  • Thai: เลว
  • Turkish: kötü
  • Ukrainian: поганий
  • Vietnamese: tồi
British English: bad /bæd/ ADJECTIVE
wicked Someone who is bad does things they should not do.
I'm not a bad person.
  • American English: bad
  • Arabic: رَدِيء
  • Brazilian Portuguese: mau
  • Chinese: 坏的
  • Croatian: loš
  • Czech: zlobivý
  • Danish: slem
  • Dutch: slecht
  • European Spanish: malo
  • Finnish: paha
  • French: mauvais
  • German: schlecht
  • Greek: κακός
  • Italian: cattivo
  • Japanese: 悪い
  • Korean: 안 좋은
  • Norwegian: slem
  • Polish: zły
  • European Portuguese: mau
  • Romanian: rău
  • Russian: плохой
  • Latin American Spanish: malo
  • Swedish: dålig
  • Thai: เลว
  • Turkish: kötü
  • Ukrainian: шкідливий
  • Vietnamese: xấu

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