[General] worsted = defeated

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vil

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Dear teachers,

Would you be kind enough to give me a leg up with the interpretation of the expression in bold in the following sentence?

In fact, it was a little battle between the young lady and the old one, and the latter was worsted.

worsted = defeated

Thanks for your efforts.

Regards,

V.
 

chester_100

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Hi vil,

Yes that's right. worst (transitive verb): to defeat sb.
 
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