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for the better

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfor the betterfor the betterIMPROVEin a way that improves the situation a definite change for the better The president’s fortunes seem, at last, to have taken a turn for the better (=started to improve). better
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for the betterCloud changed things, all right, and not all for the better.That may be for the better.The way was set for much-needed change, but would things change for the better?Anything they can do to improve children's health is for the better.This change has not necessarily been one for the better.The formal dissolution of the Soviet Union in December 1991 did not automatically change any of that for the better.What about learning how to change things for the better rather than merely learning to adapt to the way things are now?Besides, in some ways the change was for the better.
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