One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
If the most serious or difficult circumstances arise.‘if the worst comes to the worst and your supplier goes into liquidation, you may be able to get compensation’
- ‘It is a heavy burden you lay upon me, but if the worst comes to the worst, I accept.’
- ‘It is also a good idea, Direct Line advises, that before it gets really cold, you make sure you know where your water stop valve is - so that if the worst comes to the worst and a pipe does burst, you can turn the water off quickly.’
- ‘However, if the worst comes to the worst and the club is shut down after January 18, then the money raised will go to a local charity.’
- ‘The answer is that the railway companies have done little to protect passengers if the worst comes to the worst.’
- ‘We maybe able to use this as a surrender flag, or if the worst comes to the worst, a rescue flag.’
- ‘It does help if you can visualise circuits, and if the worst comes to the worst you can always draw it down on a piece of paper, which is what I do.’
- ‘Later it transpires little has been lost, but in the meantime Smith says not to worry, if the worst comes to the worst she'll do another interview.’
- ‘John says the course ‘deals with dealing with confrontation, body language and if the worst comes to the worst, self defence.’’
- ‘The car is stiffer than the previous Astra for better crash protection if the worst comes to the worst.’
- ‘The map can also display filling stations en route and, if the worst comes to the worst, the location of Volkswagen dealers.’
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