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better

adjective
 
 
/ˈbet.ər/ US  /ˈbet̬.ɚ/
comparative of good; of a higher standard, or more suitable, pleasing or effective than other things or people
较好的;更好的
He stood near the front to get a better view.
为了看得更清楚他尽量靠前站。
Relations between the two countries have never been better.
两国的关系从来没有像现在这么好过。
It's much better to have a small cosy room than a big cold one.
拥有一间小而暖的房间要比拥有一间大而冷的房间好得多。
The film was better than I expected.
这部电影比我预料的好。
She is much better at tennis than I am.
她网球打得比我好很多。
It is far (= much) better to save some of your money than to spend it all at once.
把钱存起来一些总比一下子花完要好得多。
Fresh vegetables are better for you (= more beneficial to you) than canned ones.
新鲜蔬菜比罐装蔬菜对健康更有益。
The longer you keep this wine, the better it tastes (= It has a better flavour if you keep it for a long time).
这种酒越陈越香。
The bed was hard, but it was better than nothing (= than not having a bed).
床有点硬,可有总比没有好。
Good, better and bestInformal words for goodQuite good, or not very good
If you are or get better after an illness or injury, you are healthy and no longer ill
(伤病)好转的,康复的
I hope you get better soon.
希望你早日康复。
Recovering from illness
get better to improve
改善
After the cease-fire, the situation in the capital got better.
停火以后,首都的局势有了好转。
She's getting much better at pronouncing English words.
她的英语发音现在好多了。
Becoming betterMaking things betterMaking progress and advancing
(Definition of better adjective from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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