• [Really] Bad
You could possibly also use the idiom “on the rocks.”
Not everyone will agree that the words in this list are synonyms, as the original word may not express a similar thought or evoke similar emotions. That’s alright. To expand our vocabulary and range of expression, we must take risks and try new ways of conveying our thoughts and ideas. It’s a trial and error method. It’s also about finding our own voice and using the words that we feel is apt. This identifies us as ‘unique’ individual, and helps us to find our personality while speaking English.
Look out for more in this series. Thanks to all my Facebook friends for participating!
Feel free to add more ideas to this synonym list in the comments section.
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