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    How would you say in Spanish: You're no worse off than you were before.

    I can only think of things like "La situacion no es peor que antes." Is there another idiomatic way to say this?

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    Hi mariaklec!
    Maybe.. "No estas peor que antes"?
    I also thought about "Estas igual que antes", but there's certain emphasis in the worse part in the english version that might be lost on my second suggestion.
    Hope it helps!

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    I agree with you Maria Laura


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    Does using "estás" suggest that it is the person that isn't worse, say for example, if a person were sick, but not worse than before? Because, "you're no worse off" in English would refer to a situation, not the person himself. To refer to the person we would just say "you're no worse than before."

    Am I making my question clear? I don't want to imply that the person was bad, and now is no worse. I want to say that the situation that the person finds himself in is no worse than before.

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