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better yourself

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbetter yourselfbetter yourselfIMPROVEto improve your position in society by getting a better education or earning more money better
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better yourselfA lot of people are trying to better themselves.He doesn't criticize the vice-president marketing's expert judgement nor pretend he could do better himself.I couldn't have done better myself.I teach them to better themselves.It is a way in which diversity and the desire to better oneself can be accommodated.She would do anything to better herself.And she feels better herself - after two weeks, her headaches and tiredness have gone.Wilson speeches often praise the gumption of illegal immigrants who take risks and endure hardships to better themselves and their families.
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