do your worst

do your worst
informal
used for saying that you are not frightened by something or someone because you are confident that they cannot harm you

Let them do their worst – I'm not scared.


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • I wouldn't wish (something) on your worst enemy. — I/You wouldn t wish (something) on my/your worst enemy. something that you say in order to emphasize that something is extremely unpleasant. The effects of this disease are horrible. You wouldn t wish them on your worst enemy …   New idioms dictionary

  • You wouldn't wish (something) on your worst enemy. — I/You wouldn t wish (something) on my/your worst enemy. something that you say in order to emphasize that something is extremely unpleasant. The effects of this disease are horrible. You wouldn t wish them on your worst enemy …   New idioms dictionary

  • not wish something on your worst enemy — not wish something on anybody/on your worst enemy/ phrase to not want something to happen to someone because it is very bad It’s such a disgusting task, I wouldn’t wish it on anybody. Thesaurus: to not want something, or to not want to do… …   Useful english dictionary

  • worst — worst1 [ wɜrst ] adjective only before noun *** worse than all others or worse than at all other times: It was the worst accident in the company s history. The noise from the airport is worst at night. be your own worst enemy to be the cause of… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • worst — [[t]wɜ͟ː(r)st[/t]] 1) Worst is the superlative of bad. 2) Worst is the superlative of badly. 3) N SING: the N, oft N of n The worst is the most unpleasant or unfavourable thing that could happen or does happen. Though mine safety has much… …   English dictionary

  • worst — I UK [wɜː(r)st] / US [wɜrst] adjective [only before noun] *** worse than all others, or worse than at all other times It was the worst accident in the company s history. The noise from the airport is worst at night. • be your own worst enemy II… …   English dictionary

  • worst — adj., adv., n., & v. adj. most bad. adv. most badly. n. the worst part, event, circumstance, or possibility (the worst of the storm is over; prepare for the worst). v.tr. get the better of; defeat, outdo. Phrases and idioms: at its etc. worst in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • worst — I. adjective, superlative of bad or of ill Etymology: Middle English werste, worste, from Old English wierresta, wyrsta, superlative of the root of Old English wiersa worse Date: before 12th century 1. most corrupt, bad, evil, or ill < his worst… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • your own worst enemy — (your) own worst enemy doing things yourself that prevent you from being liked or successful. As a young player, Michael was his own worst enemy, arguing with the coach and other players and generally being unpleasant. Usage notes: sometimes used …   New idioms dictionary

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