I wouldn't wish (something) on my worst enemy.

I wouldn't wish (something) on my 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.


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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 my 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

  • wish something on somebody — ˈwish sb/sth on sb derived (informal) (used in negative sentences) to want sb to have sth unpleasant • I wouldn t wish something like that on my worst enemy. • It s not a job I d wish on anybody …   Useful english dictionary

  • wish on — [phrasal verb] wish (someone or something) on (someone) : to want (someone) to have or be affected by (someone or something bad or unpleasant) I wouldn t wish that terrible illness on anyone. [=I wouldn t want anyone to have that terrible… …   Useful english dictionary

  • wish — 1 /wIS/ verb 1 WANT STH IMPOSSIBLE (T) to want something to be true although you know it is either impossible or unlikely: wish (that): I wish I didn t have to go to work today. | wish to goodness spoken (=wish very much): I wish to goodness they …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • wish — [[t]wɪ̱ʃ[/t]] ♦♦ wishes, wishing, wished 1) N COUNT: oft with poss A wish is a desire or strong feeling that you want to have something or do something. → See also death wish She was sincere and genuine in her wish to make amends for the past...… …   English dictionary

  • enemy — en|e|my W2 [ˈenəmi] n plural enemies [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: enemi, from Latin inimicus, from amicus friend ] 1.) someone who hates you and wants to harm you ▪ She s a dangerous enemy to have. ▪ Cats and dogs have always been nat …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • I would not wish (something) on (someone) — I would not want someone to experience something unpleasant. Getting stranded in the snowstorm was so awful, I wouldn t wish it on anyone. I wouldn t wish having to go through a lawsuit on my worst enemy! …   New idioms dictionary

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