Übersetzung von “better” — Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch


adjective uk /ˈbet·ər/ us /ˈbet̬·ər/

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

He got a better job in the States.
Her English is getting better (= improving).

A1 less sick than before, or no longer sick

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


tener más dinero
We’re better off now that we’re both working.
be better off

in a better situation

estar mejor
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

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

más vale hacer 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

He bettered his previous best time for a marathon.

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


adjective /ˈbetə/

good to a greater extent

His new car is better than his old one.

stronger in health; recovered (from an illness)

mejor, mejorado, recuperado
I feel better today
She’s better now.


mejor, más vale
Better to do it now than later.
better off adjective

richer; happier in some way

en mejor situación
He’d be better off working as a truck driver
You’d be better off without him.
the better part of

most of

buena parte de, cerca de, casi
He talked for the better part of an hour.
get the better of

to overcome; to win (against)

superar; vencer
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-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)