Sinonimi di deteriorate
1 (verbo )
to become worseThere are fears that the situation may deteriorate.
Her father's health has declined significantly in recent months.
The security forces had to intervene to prevent the situation from worsening.
Her weight fell as she excerised more and ate healthily.
He was 93 and his health was failing rapidly.
Temperatures can drop to freezing at night.
There is a general public belief that standards have slipped.
Our hopes were sinking fast.
She had slid into depression.
slump, , ,
Net profits slumped.
go to the dogs (informal),
The country is going to the dogs.
go down the tubes (informal),
go to pot,
This neighbourhood is really going to pot.
go to rack and ruin,
be the worse for wear (informal)
2 (verbo )
X-rays are used to prevent fresh food from deteriorating.
At 420 mph the windscreen disintegrated.
The grain will start rotting in the silos.
The dead leaves slowly decayed.
Fats spoil by becoming tainted.
After that all her worries faded away.
go off, ,
Don't eat that! It's gone off!
Under the pressure, the flint crumbled into fragments.
The chalk cliffs are crumbling.
The work was never finished and bit by bit the building fell apart.
The rubber lining had perished.
There were occasions when my enthusiasm ebbed.
The argument degenerated into a fist fight.
Plastics take years to decompose.
go bad, ,
the stench of corpses putrefying in the sweltering heat
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in the sense of crumble
to fall apart or decayUnder the pressure, the flint crumbled into fragments.The chalk cliffs are crumbling.
in the sense of decay
to rot or cause to rotThe dead leaves slowly decayed.
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