翻译
  • 简明词典(词霸)
  • 柯林斯词典
  • 牛津词典
  • better

    高中/CET4/CET6/考研/IELTS

    • [ˈbetə(r)]
    • [ˈbetər]

    释义

    • adj.
      较好的; 更合适的; 能力更强的; 好转的;
    • adv.
      更好地; 更妥; ;
    • v.
      胜过; 上进;
    • n.
      更好者; 更有才智者;
  • 词态变化

    • 复数: betters;
    • 第三人称单数: betters;
    • 过去式: bettered;
    • 过去分词: bettered;
    • 现在分词: bettering;
  • 实用场景例句

    • 全部
    • 较好的
    • 更合适的
    • 好转的
    • 更好地
    • 更妥
    • 胜过
    • 上进

    A friend that frowns is better than a smiling enemy.

    朋友向你皱眉胜过敌人向你微笑.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    I had better say a few words by way of explanation.

    我最好以解释的方式说几句话.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    You'd better be silent about what happened.

    对于所发生之事你最好只字不提.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    A straightforward talk is better than a flowery speech.

    巧言不如直说.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    I'm feeling some better today, thanks.

    我今天觉得稍微好些, 谢谢.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    Contrast fresh and frozen vegetables and you'll find the fresh ones taste better.

    把新鲜蔬菜和冰冻蔬菜对比,就会发现新鲜的吃起来味道好.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    To put It'simply, the new proposals mean that the average worker will be about 10 % better paid.

    简单地说, 新建议意味着一个普通工人的工资将增加10%.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    No better plan occurred to them.

    他们想不出更好的计划来.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    We had better treat it as a joke.

    我们最好把它当作玩笑.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    People wear spectacles so that they can see better.

    人们戴眼镜是为了看得更清楚.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    Her influence made me a better person.

    她对我的影响使我成为一个更好的人.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    There are better days in store for you.

    更好的日子在等着你.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    You'd better save up some money for your old age.

    你最好积蓄些钱以防老.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    You'd better guard your tongue.

    你最好说话谨慎些.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    Aunt must shop around for the better job for me.

    姑妈要为我找一份较好的工作.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    If you're going to the United States, you'd better brush up on your English.

    如果你要去美国, 你最好先复习一下你的英文.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    You'd better finish it today.

    你最好今天把它搞完.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    Of the two the latter is better than the former.

    二者中后者比前者好.

    ——《现代英汉综合大词典》

    If you tried, you could do the work better.

    如果你试试的话, 准能把那项工作干得更好.

    ——《现代英汉综合大词典》

    I know you better than him.

    我对你比对他更了解.

    ——《现代英汉综合大词典》

    Don't worry about not knowing much about the goods ; just compare and you will see which is better.

    不怕不识货, 就怕货比货.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    We must do our work faster, and further better.

    我们要把工作做得更加快一些, 而且要做得更加好一些.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    Better die standing than live kneeling.

    宁愿站着死,不愿跪着生.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    He finds politics a dirty game, and only enters them reluctantly because he knows that at the very least he and his friends are better than the present gang.

    他发现政治是一种肮脏的把戏, 所以只是出于不得已才参与政治,这是因为他知道,最起码他和自己的朋友们比这帮人要强得多.

    ——《用法词典》

    In my opinion it's better not to go.

    我的意思还是不去为好.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    The sooner the better.

    愈快愈好.

    ——《现代英汉综合大词典》

    It's getting cold. We'd better start wearing our padded jackets.

    天冷了, 棉衣该上身了.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    He was just going to speak when he thought better of it and didn't mention it for the moment.

    他刚想开口说话,但一转念,觉得还是暂时不提为好.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    You had better own up.

    你还是招了的好.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    Someone is waiting for you at home . You'd better go back right now.

    你回去吧,家里有人找你.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

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  • 真题例句

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    "Staying with a native speaker is better for children than simply sitting in a classroom, " says Suzanne Flynn, a professor in language education of children.

    2014年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    As you make reading a regular part of your life, you'll make more connections, stay more focused and understand the text better.

    2017年高考英语浙江卷(11月) 阅读理解 七选五 原文

    A better plan for sleep can help.

    2017年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 七选五 原文

    A study found that a strong nifio in 1997-98 helped America's economy grow by 15 billion, partly because of better agricultural harvest, farmers in the midwest gained from extra rain.

    2016年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    Advertisements persuade us that newer is better and that we will be happier with the latest products.

    2015年高考英语安徽卷 完形填空 原文

    Before we finish, can you offer any tips on becoming a better songwriter?

    2015年高考英语湖北卷 听力 原文

    Being better at those things meant a greater chance of survival.

    2016年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读E 原文

    Better sewers make it less likely that heavy rain is followed by an outbreak of the disease of bad stomach.

    2016年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    Better still, let's meet in the Red Lion Bar to have a nice little talk.

    2019年高考英语浙江卷 听力 原文

    But however long it takes, the technology has the potential to change our transportation systems and our cities, for better or for worse, depending on how the transformation is regulated.

    2018年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    But now, with the combination of a better price point and a generally fresher product, they can stay in business.

    2018年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    But the person who tries to do something and fails is a lot better off than the person who tries to do nothing and succeeds.

    2015年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    But what I still can't figure out is why I never got tired, never felt better in my life.

    2015年高考英语天津卷 阅读表达 原文

    But when john reached adulthood, he was better off than his childhood playmates.

    2016年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    Consumers could better protect their privacy.

    2017年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读C 选项

    Doing so will help you get into a better university, which will enable you to have a bright future.

    2016年高考英语浙江卷(10月) 阅读理解 七选五 原文

    Educated woman do better in looking after children.

    2014年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读C 选项

    Embryonic learning helps mother birds to identify the baby birds which fit the environment better.

    2017年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读B 题设

    Even after all these years, I want to get better and better.

    2018年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 七选五 原文

    Even though you might feel more comfortable going with a friend or partner, the office hour will go better if it's just you and the professor.

    2015年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 主旨概括 原文

    Eventually, the couple found that their bodies turned for the better, with re-found strong muscles that they.

    2018年高考英语江苏卷 完形填空 原文

    Everything is fresher and better tasting than at home.

    2017年高考英语浙江卷(11月) 听力 原文

    First, understand that some opportunities for daydreaming are better than others.

    2015年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 单项填空 原文

    For those who fly to Guilin, it's only an hour away by car and offers all the scenery of the better-known city.

    2015年高考英语全国卷1 语法填空 原文

    For want of better names, we shall call these two classes immediate reward and delayed reward.

    2015年高考英语江苏卷 任务型阅读 原文

    Google initially used the data collected from users to target advertising better.

    2017年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    Have a better chance to enter top universities.

    2015年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读C 选项

    He had more job satisfaction, a better marriage and was healthier.

    2016年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    Help executives to understand Shakespeare's plays better.

    2015年高考英语上海卷 阅读理解 阅读C 选项

    Help super intelligent machines work better.

    2017年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读D 选项

    His daughter does better in school.

    2016年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读B 选项

    However, once I worked with statewide and local government, I realized that a better fit for me would be public policy, and now I am in the process of changing my area.

    2016年高考英语浙江卷(6月) 阅读理解 七选五 原文

    I had a very poor relationship with food: I used it to kill bad feelings, to make myself feel better, and to celebrate.

    2017年高考英语天津卷 完形填空 原文

    I learned that if you fall in love with something and do it all the time, you will get better at it.

    2016年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读E 原文

    I myself went through this searching process and found something that has changed my experience at college for the better: I discovered asl-American sign language.

    2017年高考英语全国卷1 完形填空 原文

    I want to prove that I can teach myself a respectful profession, without going to college, and be just as good as, if not better than, my competitors.

    2016年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    If a basketball star is, for example, trying to gain a high personal point total, he may take a shot himself when it would be better to pass the ball to a teammate, affecting the team's performance.

    2019年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 七选五 原文

    If the answer to all those questions is yes, you had better control your stress, as you probably are under more stress than is good for you.

    2016年高考英语上海卷 语法填空 B 原文

    If you enjoy something and keep doing it, you will get better at it.

    2016年高考英语天津卷 答案 选项

    If you feel you can relate, then group training is an even better option for you.

    2015年高考英语福建卷 阅读理解 阅读E 原文

    If you have any doubts about your health, you'd better consult your doctor at once.

    2015年高考英语天津卷 单项填空 原文

    If you want to disturb the car industry, you'd better have a few billion dollars: mom-and-pop carmakers are unlikely to beat the biggest car companies.

    2018年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    It can better her cooking skills.

    2015年高考英语湖北卷 阅读理解 阅读B 选项

    It turns out that just looking at green,growing things can reduce stress,lower blood pressure,and put people into a better mood.

    2019年高考英语全国卷I 阅读理解 七选五 原文

    It was coined by the trans-research institute to describe a new philosophy by which high achievers at work chose a lower salary in exchange for a better quality of life.

    2015年高考英语上海卷 听力 原文

    It would be better if it can change people's way of.

    2017年高考英语江苏卷 任务型阅读 题设

    It's much more helpful to say something like, " I think we had better have another look about how we divide up the housework.

    2015年高考英语福建卷 短文填词 原文

    I've decided to stop playing ping-pong until it feels better.

    2014年高考英语全国卷1 听力 原文

    Know the world better than chimps.

    2016年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读B 选项

    Later, the second group remembered the information better.

    2015年高考英语安徽卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    Like many things in life, it's an ongoing process, and the best part of the process is that there's enough room for improvement, which means you'll just keep getting better and better.

    2017年高考英语浙江卷(11月) 语法填空 原文

    Maybe there is a better way of dealing with it.

    2015年高考英语福建卷 短文填词 原文

    I'm not suggesting you ignore problems, or that you pretend things are better than they are, but simply that you learn to allow things to be as they are— at least most of the time, and especially when it's not a really big deal.

    2015年高考英语福建卷 完形填空 原文

    Now that the chances of dying young are much lower, the chances of living long are much higher due to better diets and health care.

    2015年高考英语广东卷 完形填空 原文

    Of course, safety should be considered, and that's one area where small towns are better than big cities.

    2014年高考英语全国卷1 听力 原文

    Office hours almost always go better if you bring a few specific questions to the meeting.

    2015年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 主旨概括 原文

    One study found that a cotton bag must be used at least 131 times to be better for the planet than plastic.

    2018年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    People have better access to health care than they used to, and they're living longer as a result.

    2017年高考英语北京卷 单项填空 原文

    People who work toward such excellence—whether they are driving a truck, or running a store--make the world better just by being the kind of people they are.

    2019年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    Perhaps the 7:00 one at the UME cinema is even better.

    2014年高考英语全国卷1 听力 原文

    Prinstein has also found that the qualities that made the neighbors want you on a play date-sharing, kindness, openness — carry over to later years and make you better able to relate and connect with others.

    2019年高考英语全国卷I 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    Repeated failure creates a better life.

    2015年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读D 选项

    Risk-takers were better at hunting, fighting, or exploring.

    2016年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读E 原文

    She expected to a better show.

    2016年高考英语上海卷 听力 选项

    So, if you don't have a car, you'd better live in the city.

    2014年高考英语全国卷1 听力 原文

    So, which city did you like better, Paris or rome?

    2016年高考英语天津卷 单项填空 原文

    Some experts are skeptical about 3D food printers, believing they are better suited for fast food restaurants than homes and high-end restaurants.

    2018年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    Some people around them are making the world better.

    2016年高考英语四川卷 阅读理解 阅读B 选项

    Sorry I haven't got better weather news for you holidaymakers.

    2016年高考英语浙江卷(10月) 听力 原文

    Still I have to say that trains and buses and walking are all better than driving.

    2017年高考英语北京卷 听力 原文

    Students taking a gap year are better prepared for college studies.

    2015年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读C 题设

    Studies found that people who woke up early for exercise slept better than those who exercised in the evening.

    2018年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 七选五 原文

    Studying babies' play may lead to a better understanding of science.

    2016年高考英语浙江卷(6月) 阅读理解 阅读C 选项

    Surprisingly, people later remember the folder location 位置 better than the facts.

    2015年高考英语安徽卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    Surround yourself with uplifting individuals who challenge you to be better while loving you for who you are, and be patient to the people who are the complete opposite of that description.

    2016年高考英语浙江卷(6月) 阅读理解 七选五 原文

    Tea tastes much better with milk.

    2015年高考英语全国卷1 听力 选项

    Technological change is everywhere and affects every aspect of life, mostly for the better.

    2015年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    Thanks to the advanced technology, we live in an age of bettered communication.

    2015年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    That's why students do better in tests if they get a chance to sleep after learning.

    2017年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 七选五 原文

    The author believes the lives of the poorest will get better.

    2016年高考英语四川卷 阅读理解 阅读B 选项

    The disadvantages of large human brains ·the larger brains may not be better because of the cost.

    2019年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 任务型阅读 题设

    The governments argue that this will help foreigners better join the society and promote understanding across cultures.

    2017年高考英语浙江卷(6月) 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    The less a child watches TV, the better he performs at school.

    2015年高考英语广东卷 阅读理解 阅读C 选项

    The more costly the house is, the better it sells.

    2015年高考英语重庆卷 阅读理解 阅读B 选项

    The photo on the bedroom wall enables the author to better understand the shared passion for beauty.

    2017年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读B 题设

    The quality of education in this small school is better than that in some larger schools.

    2015年高考英语天津卷 单项填空 原文

    The results showed that those who chatted with their server reported significantly higher positive feelings and a better coffee shop experience.

    2018年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    The sooner you notice, the better.

    2017年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    The workers were not better organized, otherwise they would have accomplished the task in half the time.

    2019年高考英语天津卷 单项填空 原文

    There was a better chance of someone finding him if he stayed put.

    2015年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    These innovative solutions are meant to support better organizational performance.

    2015年高考英语上海卷 选词填空 原文

    They are no better than the old.

    2018年高考英语全国卷I 阅读理解 阅读D 选项

    They believe that there are transport developments around the comer that will bring a lot of changes for the better.

    2015年高考英语安徽卷 单项填空 原文

    They make businesses work better and they are a part of the corporate culture we live in.

    2015年高考英语上海卷 选词填空 原文

    They might have found a better hotel if they were to drive a few more kilometers.

    2018年高考英语北京卷 单项填空 原文

    They should either monitor their websites better so that children do not sign up too early, or they should adjust their websites to the needs of younger users.

    2018年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    This isn't as hard as it sounds, and it is far better than any other method because you improve your vocabulary while reading an interesting piece of literature.

    2017年高考英语浙江卷(11月) 语法填空 原文

    This led to some painful experiences on Saturday as they played against teams better trained.

    2015年高考英语全国卷2 完形填空 原文

    To help our audience have a better understanding of this extreme weather, we have invited prof.

    2017年高考英语全国卷1 听力 原文

    To make it easier to get in touch with us, you'd better keep this card at hand.

    2016年高考英语北京卷 单项选择 原文

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  • 英英释义

    Noun

    • 1. one having claim to precedence; a superior;

      "the common man has been kept in his place by his betters"

    • 2. someone who bets
    • 3. the superior one of two alternatives;

      "chose the better of the two"

    Verb

    • 1. surpass in excellence;

      "She bettered her own record"

      "break a record"

    • 2. to make better;

      "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes"

    • 3. get better;

      "The weather improved toward evening"

    Adjective

    • 1. (comparative of `good') superior to another (of the same class or set or kind) in excellence or quality or desirability or suitability; more highly skilled than another;

      "You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din"

      "a better coat"

      "a better type of car"

      "a suit with a better fit"

      "a better chance of success"

      "produced a better mousetrap"

      "she's better in math than in history"

    • 2. (comparative of `good') changed for the better in health or fitness;

      "her health is better now"

      "I feel better"

    • 3. (comparative and superlative of `well') wiser or more advantageous and hence advisable;

      "it would be better to speak to him"

      "the White House thought it best not to respond"

    • 4. more than half;

      "argued for the better part of an hour"

    Adverb

    • 1. comparative of `well'; in a better or more excellent manner or more advantageously or attractively or to a greater degree etc.;

      "She had never sung better"

      "a deed better left undone"

      "better suited to the job"

    • 2. from a position of superiority or authority;

      "father knows best"

      "I know better."

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  • 词组搭配

    the — the better

    used to emphasize the importance or desirability of the quality or thing specified

    越…越好

    the sooner we're off the better.

    我们越早离开越好。

    better the devil you know than the devil you don't

    (proverb)it's wiser to deal with an undesirable but familiar person or situation than to risk a change that might lead to a situation with worse difficulties or a person whose faults you have yet to discover

    (谚)(待人处世)做生不如做熟;宁与熟悉的坏人打交道,不与不知其底细者相处

    better off

    in a more desirable or advantageous position, especially in financial terms

    (尤指经济情况)比以前好,比以前宽裕

    the proposals would make her about £40 a year better off.

    这些建议可以使她每年比以前多得40英镑。

    the better part of

    almost all of; most of

    几乎所有的;大部分

    it is the better part of a mile.

    这差不多有一英里。

    better safe than sorry

    (proverb)it's wiser to be cautious and careful than to be hasty or rash and so do something you may later regret

    (谚)谨言慎行不吃亏,轻率莽撞必后悔

    better than

    (N. Amer.)more than

    (北美)多于,超过

    he'd lived there for better than twenty years.

    他已在那里住了20多年。

    the better to —

    so as to —— better

    为了更好地…

    he leaned closer the better to hear her.

    他侧身向她挨近以便听得更清楚些。

    for better or (for) worse

    whether the outcome is good or bad

    无论结果是好是坏

    get the better of

    (of a person) gain an advantage over or defeat (someone) by superior strength or ability

    取得对(某人)的优势;占(某人)的上风;击败(或胜过)…

    no one has ever got the better of her yet.

    到目前为止还从未有人战胜过她。

    go one better

    narrowly surpass a previous effort or achievement

    稍好,稍有提高

    I want to go one better this time and score.

    我这次想做得好一些,能够得分。

    had better do something

    would find it wiser to do something; ought to do something

    最好做某事;应该做某事

    you had better be careful.

    你最好小心些。

    have the better of

    be more successful in (a contest)

    在(比赛)中占上风

    Attlee had the better of these exchanges.

    阿特利在这些辩论中占了上风。

    no (或 little) better than

    just (or almost) the same as (something bad); merely

    与…如一丘之貉,半斤对八两

    viceroys who were often no better than bandits.

    往往和盗匪无甚差别的总督大人们。

    no better than one should (或 ought to) be

    perceived as sexually promiscuous or of doubtful moral character

    被认为有多个性伴侣的,乱交的;被认为道德品质有问题的

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  • 同义词辨析

    improve, better, perfect, refine

    这些动词均有"改进,改善"之意。

    • improve: 最常用词,多指状态或性质上的深刻或重要改进,也可指自身能力的提高。
    • better: 多用于口语,指适当地改善原来并非很差的状态或性质,也指社会地位、经济状况的改善。
    • perfect: 语义强,通常指使方法、技术等达到完善美好的境地。
    • refine: 侧重指使语言、仪态等变得文雅、优美,也可指技艺等的提高。
  • 同义词

    adj.较佳的;更好的

    superiorimprovedpreferable

    其他释义

    preferableoverimprovedenrichimprovetowersuperiorenhanceexcelexceed

  • 反义词

    adj.较佳的

    worse

    其他释义

    worse

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