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Worse than useless

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A: If you’ve got a backache, try some of this.
B: No – I tried that last time. It was worse than useless. It made me feel sick as well!

We use this expression to say that something is absolutely terrible.

You can use this phrase in ………… language.

 Spoken
 Written
 Informal

Example 1
A: If you’ve got a backache, try some of this.
B: No – I tried that last time. It was worse than useless. It made me feel sick as well!

Example 2
A: What’s the new assistant like?
B: Worse than useless! She’s completely ruined my schedule!

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