get worse

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Verb1.get worse - deteriorate in health; "he relapsed"
change state, turn - undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"
bounce back, get well, get over - improve in health; "He got well fast"
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I could talk to him about the Santa Monica Mountains, but that could get worse.
When you let these things go, and people are not punished, they get worse and you have an increased chance of an incident where someone is injured or killed.
They're eating themselves up and gnawing on their skin, and it will continue to get worse because of the weather.