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      adj  
1       the comparative of       good  
2    more excellent than other members of a particular group, category, etc  
3    more suitable, advantageous, attractive, etc  
4    improved in health  
5    fully recovered in health  
6    in more favourable circumstances, esp. financially  
7    the better part of   a large part of  
the better part of a day     
      adv  
8       the comparative of       well  
9    in a more excellent manner; more advantageously, attractively, etc  
10    in or to a greater degree or extent; more  
she is better loved than her sister     
11    go one better   Brit intr; US tr   to outdo (a person) or improve upon (someone else's effort)  
12    had better   would be wise, sensible, etc. to  
I had better be off     
13    know better than to   not to be so stupid as to  
14    think better of  
a    to change one's course of action after reconsideration  
b    to rate (a person) more highly  
      n  
15    the better   something that is the more excellent, useful, etc., of two such things  
16    usually pl   a person who is superior, esp. in social standing or ability  
17    all the better for   improved as a result of  
18    all the better to   more suitable to  
19    for better for worse   whatever the subsequent events or changes may be  
20    for the better   by way of improvement  
a change for the better     
21    get the better of   to defeat, outwit, or surpass  
22    the better of     (Irish)   having recovered from  
I'm not the better of it yet     
      vb  
23    to make or become better  
24    tr   to improve upon; surpass  
     (Old English betera; related to Old Norse betri, Gothic batiza, Old High German beziro)  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
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n.
humorous term for soulmate, partner, spouse
[Hum.]
adv.
on my way
acronym, sms language
v.
change something into something better
Jesus can fanute water into wine.
n.
very imposing or impressive
[Bus.];
q.
This expression means it is better to let one's emotions out, rather than bottled up inside. It is also often said when someone has gas.
this is just something my grandmother would say in cajun french
adj.
undesirable, at much lower standards than expected
synonym for "shitty"
id.
the carrot is more effective than the stick
adj.
a person with more power or authority than others
Eg.: Your father is one of the dominant man in his section because he is boss.
exp.
You say 'top that!' when you have achieved something and you want to challenge other people to do better
I know four celebrities - top that!
exp.
used to point out that small problems or unpleasant events can in the end help things get better
n.
A currency coin worth $1.00 in Canada. Bigger than a quarter but smaller than a tooney.
looney also can mean strange or weird. ex.He had always been a little bit looney.
exp.
The actual say is: "You can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar" This means that it is easier to persuade people if you use polite arguments and flattery than if you are confrontational.
exp.
a poetic or humorous way of expressing one's fervent wish for somehting
oh for a bit of sunshine!
exp.
To position ones self, or an object like your rusty old car, in a place that is not only open and clearly visible to all, it is unavoidably in just about everyone's way.
[Slang] "You can't miss him, he's over there, parked in his POS Volvo, smack dab in the middle of the road!" source : Urban Dictionary
v.
to use something (an object or a substance) in a new way: not the same as "recycle"
can sometimes be translated as "détourner"
n.
a usual and accepted way of behaving or doing something しきたり、因習、慣習
Example: Every New Year, the Japanese eat buckwheat noodles, which are called “buckwheat noodles eaten on New Year’s Eve”. Other forms of the word: conventional (adjective), convent (noun)
v.
avoid or at least minimize risks ; choose the safest way in case of doubt
to be on the safe side ; play safe
n.
way of traveling in which you go from one apartment to another usually sleeping on a couch, and either at friends, acquaintances or through a web site
o.
Cyber extremism is resorting any measure of imposing predetermined ideology using any online platform, beyond the norms of existing common social way of life
[Leg.];[Tech.] basis of cyber terrorism
exp.
means "that's just the way it is"
c'est comme ça, point barre
exp.
face a specific situation; act in a certain way
E.g.: John went out of rehab a few days ago and he is determined to not go down that road again.
o.
Cyber Legacy Locker is the safe and secure way to pass encrypted access key of online accounts to authorized assignee.
[Leg.];[Tech.] passing access key of online account to friends or love ones
exp.
think alike about a certain topic; be aligned in opinions; feel the same way about smth.
exp.
a humorous way of saying that someone doesn't like or love the speaker.
[Hum.] E.g.: You've seen the way she treated me last time we met. It's clear: she loves me not.
v.
launch the process, launch the project, make sure that progress is under way
idiom
exp.
do something which puts you in a very difficult situation and limits the way that you can act
exp.
a humorous way of saying that something is not needed at all
[Hum.];[Iron.]
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