A new word or phrase from the Hans Wehr dictionary, every Wednesday.
فحل X to become dreadful, terrible, momentous, serious, difficult (على for s.o.; affair), to get out of control, become excessive (danger), be or become irreparable (damage)
Example: “بِدونِ تَدَخُّلٍ، قَد تَستَفحِلُ الأَزمة”
Translation: “without intervention, the crisis could get out of control”
- If you’re curious about the “قد plus present tense” combination, have a read of this post!
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