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somebody could do worse than do something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsomebody could do worse than do somethingsomebody could do worse than do somethingspokenSHOULD/OUGHT TO used to say that you think that someone should do something He could do worse than marry Eleanor. worse
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somebody could do worse than do somethingA woman could do worse than be a nurse.In groping for useful precedents, one could do worse than heed the tale of a man named Sherwood Rowland.He could do worse than spend his evening keeping an eye on her.You could do worse than take a leaf out of the health economists' book.The West could do worse than to base its policy towards the Middle East on that aspiration.
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