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deteriorate
used in Do You Speak American?

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Definition
become worse
  • To people who call the hotline to complain how the language is deteriorating, Ulle Lewes gives no easy comfort: "It's not deteriorating, it's just changing, so even the rules change.
    three — Toward a Standard: Putting the "R" in "American" (67% in)
  • To people who call the hotline to complain how the language is deteriorating, Ulle Lewes gives no easy comfort: "It's not deteriorating, it's just changing, so even the rules change.
    three — Toward a Standard: Putting the "R" in "American" (67% in)

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