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Rule "worse come to worse (worst)"

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Description: worse come to worse (worst)
Message: Did you mean worst to indicate that something has degraded from one negative plane to the lowest possible?
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/grammar-worse-worst/#when-to-use-%E2%80%9Cworst%E2%80%9D
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Worse came to worse.
    Correction suggestion: worst
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: WORSE_WORST [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-05-18 22:33:07 +0200)