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English definition of “had best/better”
›used to suggest an action or to show that it is necessary: You had best tell her (= it would be wise if you told her) that you won't be able to come to her party.We'd best be going now (= we should go now).
Come on – you can do it! Phrasal verbs with ‘come’.
by Liz Walter,
November 19, 2014
As part of an occasional series on the tricky subject of phrasal verbs, this blog looks at ones formed with the verb ‘come’. If you are reading this blog, I’m sure you already know come from, as it is one of the first things you learn in class: I come from Scotland/Spain.
informal a person who marries in later life Newly retired and now newlywed – rise of the ‘silver splicers’ Reaching pension age becomes a trigger to tie the knot as baby-boomers begin to redefine retirement