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Translation of "better" - English-Spanish dictionary

better

adjective /ˈbetə/
good to a greater extent mejor 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.
preferable 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).
(Definition of better from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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