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    general english

    where the term "and worse"used?

    1)he is accused of cheating,lying and worse.

    here what does worse mean?. is that he is accused of something much worser than cheating and lying?

    2)can question come after" and worse"? like

    is he smoking and worse is he drinking?



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    Re: general english

    Quote Originally Posted by raamraam View Post
    How is the term "and worse"used?

    1)He is accused of cheating,lying and worse.

    here What does worse mean here?. Is it that he is accused of something much worserworse than cheating and lying? Yes.

    2)Can a question come after "and worse"? like,

    Is he smoking and worse, is he drinking? This is OK.


    thanks in advance
    b.

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    Re: general english

    Not necessarily MUCH worse.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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