better off


1. in a more preferable or advantageous situation/position






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you would be better off if you took that job

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Whenever you are in a more preferable (better) situation than before, you are 'better off'. Your situation can also be better than someone else's, so you can be 'better off' compared to that person.

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  1. Alan is financially better off than everyone else on the street, and he makes sure everyone knows it.
  2. You should look at your breakup with Alice as a good thing. I honestly think that you're better off without her.

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  1. Frank got the lion's share of the profits, so he's much better off than the rest of us.
  2. Sharon is wasted working there. She would be better off working for a company that appreciates her talents.

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