English version

better off

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbetter offˌbetter ˈoff adjective [no comparative] 🔊 🔊 1 having more money than someone else or than you had before opp worse off 🔊 She’ll be about £50 a week better off. well-off(1)2 happier, improved, more successful etc opp worse offbetter off with/without 🔊 I think she’s better off without him.be better off doing something (=used to give advice or an opinion) 🔊 He’d be better off starting with something simpler.
Examples from the Corpus
better offThe country would be better off if more women were serving in Congress.I think you'd be better off if you just moved back to your mother's house for a while.Are you better off than you were four years ago?better off with/withoutAre we better off with fewer medical products?Ask yourself after this meeting whether you would have been better off without her.For not understanding that we were better off without him.It is possible to make one person better off without making the other person worse off.They didn't want to let her go, but I knew she'd be better off with me.Another constant thread is lesbianism, as if to say that women are better off without men.If you really want to make light of powder you are better off with specialised hardware.Other countries in the system could also be better off with such an arrangement.
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