better for someone

better for someone
if something is better for you, it is more likely to make you healthy

Fresh vegetables taste nicer and they're better for you.

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • do one better than someone — do one better (than (someone/something)) to do more or be better than someone or something else. Several companies developed similar software, but ours did one better than the rest by making it user friendly. Usage notes: sometimes used in the… …   New idioms dictionary

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  • it is all too easy (for someone) to do something — phrase used for saying that it is very easy to make a mistake or to do something that will cause problems For most people it is all too easy to put on weight. It is all too easy for someone in authority to think that they are better than everyone …   Useful english dictionary

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  • make it hot for someone — tv. to make things difficult for someone; to put omeone under pressure. (Note the variation in the examples.) □ The cops were making it hot for him, so he blew town. □ The boss is making it a little hot for me, so I had better get to work on time …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • better — bet|ter1 [ betər ] function word *** Better is the comparative form of good and well, and can be used in the following ways: as an adjective: a better method of teaching languages The weather is better today. as an adverb: Our opponents played… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • better — I UK [ˈbetə(r)] / US [ˈbetər] adjective *** 1) a) more satisfactory, suitable, pleasant, effective, or of higher quality etc She s trying to find a better job. better than: The results were better than we had expected. get better (= improve): The …   English dictionary

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