English to Afrikaans Meaning :: bad

sleg
Bad :
slegte
- slegteBadenslegsleg
 

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Noun(1) that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency
Adjective(1) having undesirable or negative qualities(2) very intense, or bad(3) feeling physical discomfort or pain (`tough' is occasionally used colloquially for `bad'(4) (of foodstuffs(5) feeling or expressing regret or sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone(6) not capable of being collected, or uncollectible(7) below average in quality or performance(8) nonstandard(9) not financially safe or secure(10) physically unsound or diseased(11) capable of harming(12) characterized by wickedness or immorality(13) reproduced fraudulently(14) not working properly
Adverb(1) with great intensity (`bad' is a nonstandard variant for `badly'(2) very much; strongly

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(1) A bad reputation can only help demoralise employees and no greater flexibility of hours worked will overcome this.(2) I don't want to do anything today and if the weather's bad , I'll say what an awful day.(3) You can't get much sleep; and the kids are throwing up because the food is bad .(4) The water was a bit soapy and although she never got pregnant, she had some really bad aches and pains for weeks after that.(5) The death penalty for very bad people may plausibly be described as the latter category.(6) This doesn't mean that what we see will be bad or evil or any of those things that we may have been taught.(7) The general level of ignorance on what is good or bad behaviour is compounded by the idealisation of childhood.(8) the meat has gone bad(9) The air was still pretty bad , but the tunnel was larger and much less foreboding.(10) it was a bad idea(11) All share some of the ailments of old age, including poor memories, fading eyesight and bad hearing.(12) I felt so bad , so ashamed of the person I am today, so worthless, so empty, so useless.(13) No matter how bad I threw the ball, it was still going to knock down at least one pin.(14) He suffered money problems and was arrested for passing a bad cheque and other financial charges.(15) She knew she was bad der than these wannabe hoodlums.(16) Pain is your body's way of telling you to stop, and ignoring it will not only make you feel bad but probably injure you into the bargain.
Related Words
(1) not bad ::
nie sleg nie
(2) bad boy ::
stout seun
(3) too bad ::
jammer
(4) bad girl ::
slegte meisie
(5) bad luck ::
slegte geluk
(6) bad trip ::
slegte reis
(7) very bad ::
baie sleg
(8) so bad ::
so sleg
(9) go bad ::
gaan sleg
(10) bad guy ::
slegte ou
Synonyms
Adjective
1. substandard ::
substandaard
2. harmful ::
skadelike
3. wicked ::
bose
4. badly behaved ::
swak gedrag
5. unpleasant ::
onaangename
6. inauspicious ::
ongelukkig
7. severe ::
ernstige
8. rotten ::
vrot
10. guilty ::
skuldig
11. invalid ::
ongeldig
12. offensive ::
offensief
13. big ::
groot
14. defective ::
foutief
15. forged ::
vervalste
16. sorry ::
jammer
18. tough ::
taai
19. unsound ::
ongesonde
20. speculative ::
spekulatiewe
Adverb
21. badly ::
sleg
Noun
Antonyms
1. adequate ::
voldoende
2. decent ::
ordentlike
3. fine ::
fyn
4. passable ::
begaanbaar
5. respectable ::
gerespekteerde
6. satisfactory ::
bevredigende
7. standard ::
standaard
8. tolerable ::
draaglik
Different Forms
bad, baden, badly, badness
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

My bad.
I did send a gift from both of us.

My BAD. I did send a gift from both of us.

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 11


are bad people no matter
what they tell themselves.

are BAD people no matter what they tell themselves.

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 21


I didn\'t ask you to forgive me.Too bad.

I didn't ask you to forgive me.Too BAD.

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 22


You can\'t come in.
Bad luck to see the bride.

You can't come in. Bad luck to see the bride.

The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 24


Even a smith\'s apprentice
can do better than \

Even a smith's apprentice can do better than "really BAD."

Game of Thrones Season 8, Episode 2


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