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

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.


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  • 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

  • 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 …   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

  • 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 — 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

  • not wish something on anybody — 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 — [[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

  • wish — wish1 [ wıʃ ] verb *** 1. ) transitive wish (that) to want something to happen although it is unlikely: I wish I was rich! Andy wished that he could think of a way to help. I wish Beth would stop trying to be so nice. a ) used for saying that you …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • wish — I UK [wɪʃ] / US verb Word forms wish : present tense I/you/we/they wish he/she/it wishes present participle wishing past tense wished past participle wished *** 1) a) [transitive] to want something to happen although it is unlikely wish (that): I …   English dictionary

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