Übersetzung von “better” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch

better

adjectivebetter /ˈbɛtər/
of higher quality, or more useful, exciting, etc. than others
meilleur/-eure

a better driver than my brother
un meilleur conducteur que son frère

This wine tastes much better.
Ce vin a bien meilleur goût.

The weather is getting better.
Le temps s'améliore.
better than nothing
mieux que rien

The firewall is better than nothing, but not safe enough.
Le pare-feu, c'est mieux que rien, mais ça n'est pas assez sûr.
; see also good, best
more healthy than before
mieux
get/feel better
aller mieux

Hope you get better soon.
J'espère que tu iras bientôt mieux.

My throat's feeling better.
Ma gorge va mieux.
; see also well, best
it's better/it would be better
indicates what you think should happen
il vaut/vaudrait mieux

It's always better to ask a doctor.
Il vaut toujours mieux demander à un médecin.

better

adverbbetter /ˈbɛtər/
in a way that is of a higher standard, quality, etc.
mieux

She sings better than I do.
Elle chante mieux que moi.

I did better on the test than anyone.
J'ai réussi cette épreuve mieux que personne.
better late than never
indicates you think it is better for sth to happen late than not to happen
mieux vaut tard que jamais

I haven't called in a while, but better late than never.
Je n'ai pas appelé pendant un moment mais mieux vaut tard que jamais.
the more/bigger/sooner etc. (sth) the better
plus il y a de / plus c'est grand/tôt, mieux c'est

Bring all your friends - the more people the better!
Amène tous tes amis ; plus il y aura de monde, mieux ce sera / plus on est de fous , plus on rit !
had better
indicates what sb should do
ferais/-ait/-ions/-iez/-aient mieux

You'd better go home now.
Vous feriez mieux de rentrer maintenant.

better

noun better [ ˈbɛtər ]
get the better of
to gain an advantage over sb
triompher de qqn

finally got the better of his opponent
a finalement triomphé de son adversaire
indicates that a feeling is too strong to ignore
avoir raison de

Curiosity got the better of me.
La curiosité a eu raison de moi.
to gain an advantage over sb
triompher de qqn

finally got the better of his opponent
a finalement triomphé de son adversaire
indicates that a feeling is too strong to ignore
avoir raison de

Curiosity got the better of me.
La curiosité a eu raison de moi.

(Übersetzung von “better” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

better

adjective /ˈbetə/

good to a greater extent

mieux; meilleur
His new car is better than his old one.

stronger in health; recovered (from an illness)

mieux
I feel better today
She’s better now.

preferable

préférable
Better to do it now than later.
better off

richer; happier in some way

plus riche, mieux
He’d be better off working as a truck driver
You’d be better off without him.
the better part of

most of

près de
He talked for the better part of an hour.
get the better of

to overcome; to win (against)

l’emporter sur
He got the better of his opponent / the argument.
He is better today (not He is more better ). He is much better is correct. You had better come / You’d better come (not You better come).

(Übersetzung von “better” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)