Example sentences of "[vb infin] [vb pp] worse " in BNC.

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1 If the man had struck me I could n't have felt worse .
2 I would have felt worse had they .
3 I thought that if I ran and it was a coronary , it should have got worse , but I ‘ ve run round the block and it has n't , so it must be indigestion . ’
4 By the next election , the lot of the Tottenham poor will have got worse , and the chance of alleviating it through economic growth will have receded .
5 Industrial output has stabilised , too , after falling over 60% in 1991–92 , the most precipitous economic collapse in Eastern Europe ( having fallen that far , it could hardly have got worse ) .
6 ‘ Things could have got worse .
7 It could not have gone worse for him when , in the 57th minute , he froze .
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