Übersetzung von “better” — Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch

better

adjective uk /ˈbet·ər/ us /ˈbet̬·ər/

A1 comparative of good: of a higher quality or more enjoyable than someone or something else

comparativo de “good”: melhor
He got a better job in the States.
Her English is getting better (= improving).

A1 less sick than before, or no longer sick

melhor
I feel much better.
I hope you get better soon.
be better off

richer

ser/estar melhor de vida
We’re better off now that we’re both working.
be better off

in a better situation

estar em melhor situação
Steve’s an idiot – you’d be better off without him.
adverb uk /ˈbet·ər/ us /ˈbet̬·ər/

A2 comparative of well: more, or in a more successful way

melhor
I’d like to get to know him better.
Helen did much better than me in the exam.
you had better do something

A2 used to say what someone should do

seria melhor fazer algo
You’d better hurry or you’ll miss the train.
verb uk /ˈbet·ər/ us /ˈbet̬·ər/

to do something better than it has been done before

melhorar
He bettered his previous best time for a marathon.

(Übersetzung von “better” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)