Translation of "better" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


adjective uk us /ˈbet.ər/ US  /ˈbet̬.ɚ/

comparative of good; of a higher standard, or more suitable, pleasing or effective than other things or people

He stood near the front to get a better view. 他為了看得更清楚,盡量靠前站。
Relations between the two countries have never been better. 兩國的關係從未曾像現在這麼好過。
It's much better to have a small cosy room than a big cold one. 擁有一間小而暖的房間要比擁有一間大而冷的房間好得多。
The film was better than I expected. 這齣電影比我預期的好。
She is much better at tennis than I am. 她網球打得比我好很多。
It is far (= much) better to save some of your money than to spend it all at once. 把錢存起來,總比一下子花完要好得多了。
Fresh vegetables are better for you (= more beneficial to you) than canned ones. 新鮮蔬菜比罐裝蔬菜對健康更有益。
The longer you keep this wine, the better it tastes (= It has a better flavour if you keep it for a long time). 這種酒越陳越香。
The bed was hard, but it was better than nothing (= than not having a bed). 床有點硬,可是總比沒有好。

If you are or get better after an illness or injury, you are healthy and no longer ill

I hope you get better soon. 希望你早日康復。
get better

to improve

After the cease-fire, the situation in the capital got better. 停火以後,首都的局勢有所好轉。
She's getting much better at pronouncing English words. 她的英語發音現在好多了。

(Translation of “better adjective” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)