简明英汉词典

had better
adv.
最好

美国传统词典[双解]

better
bet.ter 1
AHD:[bμt“…r]
D.J.[6bet*]
K.K.[6bWt+]
adj.(形容词)
good的比较级形式

(1)

Greater in excellence or higher in quality than another of the same class, set, or kind.
较好的:与其他同类相比具有更高或更好品质的

(2)

More useful, suitable, or desirable than another or others:
较适合的:比另一个或其他的相比更有用、更适合:
found a better way to go; a suit with a better fit than that one.
找到一条更好的路;比那件更合适的衣服

(3)

More highly skilled or adept than another or others:
较擅长的:比另一个或其他的具有更高技能的:
I am better at math than English.
和英语相比我更擅长数学

(4)

Greater or larger:
较多的,较大的:
argued for the better part of an hour.
争论了大半个小时

(5)

More advantageous or favorable than others; improved:
更有益的:比其他的更有利或更有益的;改进的:
a better chance of success.
更好的成功机会

(6)

Healthier or more fit than before:
较健康的:比以前更健康或适应的:
The patient is better today.
病人今天好些了
adv.(副词)
well2的比较级形式

(1)

In a more excellent way.
较佳地

(2)

To a greater extent or degree:
达到更高的程度:
better suited to the job; likes it better without sauce.
更适应该职业;更喜欢不加酱汁的

(3)

To greater advantage; preferably:
更好地:达到更有利程度;偏爱地:
a deed better left undone.
做总比不做好

(4)

More:
多于:
It took me better than a year to recover.
一年多以后我才恢复过来
n.(名词)

(1)

One that is greater in excellence or higher in quality than another or others.
较优者:与其他的相比在优秀程度上更强或更好的东西

(2)

A superior, as in standing, competence, or intelligence.
较优者:地位、名望、能力或智慧更高的人
v.(动词)
bet.teredbet.ter.ingbet.ters
v.tr.(及物动词)

(1)

To make better; improve:
使更好;改善:
trying to better conditions in the prison; bettered myself by changing jobs.See Synonyms at improve
努力改善监狱的条件;调换工作以便完善自己参见 improve

(2)

To surpass or exceed.
优于或超过
v.intr.(不及物动词)
To become better.
变得更好

习惯用语

for the better
Resulting in or aiming at an improvement:
好转,改善:造成或目的在于改善的:
Her condition took a turn for the better.
她的情况有所改善

had better
Usage Problem Ought to; must:
【用法疑难】 应该;必须:
We had better go before the storm becomes worse.
在暴风雨更大之前我们最好就走

think better of
To change one's mind about (a course of action) after reconsideration.
对…有更高评价:重新考虑之后改变对(一行为过程)的看法

语源

(1)

Middle English
中古英语

(2)

from Old English betera * see bhad-
源自 古英语 betera *参见 bhad-

用法
The phrase had better is acceptable, as long as the had or its contraction is preserved: You had better do it or You'd better do it, but not You better do it. See Usage Note at best, rather
词组had better 中,要保留使用 had 或其缩写形式才能被接受: you had better do it 或 you'd better do it, 而不是 you better do it 参见 bestrather

基本词义

better
bet.ter 2
AHD:[bμt“…r]
D.J.[6bet*]
K.K.[6bWt+]
n.(名词)
Variant of bettor
bettor的变体

现代英汉词典

better 1
[5betE(r)]
adj.
(good 的比较级)
更好的,较佳的
You're a better man than I am.
你比我好。
Well, nothing is better than that.
呵,那再好不过了。
Better late than never.(谚)
迟做总比不做好。
The better I know him, the more respect do I have for him.
我越是了解他,就越尊敬他。

习惯用语

be better than one's word
做的多于所许诺的

a better part of
过半
I haven't seen my tutor for the better part of a month!
我已经大半个月没见到导师了!

词性变化

better
adj.
(well 的比较级)
痊愈的
She'll be much better soon.
她会很快康复的。

better
adv.
(well 的比较级)
较好;更多;更好
This pair of shoes fit(s) you better.
这双鞋子对你更合适。
She knows the story better than I.
那件事她知道得比我更清楚。
You look better in blue.
看来你穿蓝色的衣服更好。

习惯用语

had better
最好;应该
We'd better not invite him.
我们最好不要邀请他。
You'd better stay at hospital for another few days.
你最好在医院再住几天。
Better have the operation right now.
你最好还是现在就动手术。
You'd better be there.
你最好在那里。
You had better set off at once.
你还是马上动身的好。

词性变化

better
n.

(1)

更好的人(或物)
the better of the two
两者中的更好者

(2)

更有经验的人

better
vt.
改善;(使)改善
try to better last year's record
尽量超过去年的记录
The working conditions for the intelectuals have bettered a great deal.
知识分子的工作条件已经得到了很大改善。

习惯用语

better oneself
自求上进;赚更多的钱

基本词义

better 2
[5betE(r)]
n.
打赌的人 (亦作: bettor)

基本词义

have
[hAv]
vt.
had, having

(1)

(助动词,用于构成完成式
I have written two letters today.
今天我写了 两封信。

(2)

拥有;具有;包含
She hasn't got blue eyes.
她没有蓝眼睛。
(= have got)
I have no account with that bank.
我在那家银行未立帐户。
You have the advantage of me there.
"在那一点上,你比我强。"

(3)

得到;取得;拿
I've had two letters from him.
我已收到他的两封信。
After repeated experiments we have some valuable data at our fingertips.
经多次实验我们掌握了一些有价值的数据。
Your suggestion will have attention at the company top meeting.
你们的建议在公司高层会议上将得到考虑。

(4)

享受,享用;经历
Did you have a pleasant time?
你过得快乐吗?
The children have the best of care in most of the countries now.
现在大多数国家的儿童受到无微不至的关怀。
I hope you'll have a good flight.
祝你飞机旅行顺利/愉快。
You may have the liberty of the language laboratory.
你可以随时使用这个语言实验室。

(5)

允许,容许
I won't have you say such things.
我可不许你说这样的话。
The old gentleman won't have bad behaviour.
这位老先生不能容忍恶劣的行为。

(6)

使;让;令
We had the machine repaired.
我们请人把机器修好了。
"The vicar has been asked to have the tree cut down, but so far he has refused."
"人们已要求教区牧师叫人把这棵树砍掉,但直到现在他都没有同意。"
The idea to have the capital moved so far inland will have a great effect on the future of Brazil.
"把首都迁往内地的主意,将对巴西的未来产生巨大的影响。"
I would have him wait for me at the gate of the park.
我要他在公园门口等我。

(7)

经历;遭遇
I had my watch stolen last night.
昨晚我的手表被偷了。
Mind you. It's easy to have your pocket picked in a big crowd.
"请注意,在人群中你衣袋内的东西是很容易被人扒窃的。"

习惯用语

had better
应该;最好

have to
不得不,必须
"'You'll have to get off here,' the conductor said."
"`你得在这里下车了,'售票员说。"
I have to go now.
我现在该走了。
(= have got to)
Children do not have to cross busy streets to go to school.
孩子们上学不用穿越繁忙的街道。

have got
Have you got any fruit? No, I haven't got any fruit.
你有水果吗? 没有,我没有水果。
(= have)

have got to
不得不,必须
We've got to go straight-way.
我们得马上走了。

常用词组

have on

(1)

欺骗;戏弄
I've been had!
我被骗了。
(= have)

(2)

穿;戴
He had a beautiful new suit on.
他穿着一套好看的新衣服。
(= have got on)

(3)

有约会;有安排
What do you have on for tomorrow night?
明天晚上你有什么安排?
(= have got on)

(4)

掌握不利的证据
You have got nothing on me.
你没有掌握不利于我的证据。

习惯用语

have nothing on
不像…一样(= have got on)

常用词组

have up
押送(到法庭);对某人起诉
He was had up for dangerous driving.
他因驾车冒险被送上法庭。

美国传统词典

better
bet.ter 1
AHD:[bμt“…r]
D.J.[6bet*]
K.K.[6bWt+]
adj.
Comparative of good

(1)

Greater in excellence or higher in quality than another of the same class, set, or kind.

(2)

More useful, suitable, or desirable than another or others:
found a better way to go; a suit with a better fit than that one.

(3)

More highly skilled or adept than another or others:
I am better at math than English.

(4)

Greater or larger:
argued for the better part of an hour.

(5)

More advantageous or favorable than others; improved:
a better chance of success.

(6)

Healthier or more fit than before:
The patient is better today.
adv.
Comparative of well2

(1)

In a more excellent way.

(2)

To a greater extent or degree:
better suited to the job; likes it better without sauce.

(3)

To greater advantage; preferably:
a deed better left undone.

(4)

More:
It took me better than a year to recover.
n.

(1)

One that is greater in excellence or higher in quality than another or others.

(2)

A superior, as in standing, competence, or intelligence.
v.
bet.tered, bet.ter.ing, bet.ters
v.tr.

(1)

To make better; improve:
trying to better conditions in the prison; bettered myself by changing jobs.See Synonyms at improve

(2)

To surpass or exceed.
v.intr.
To become better.

习惯用语

for the better
Resulting in or aiming at an improvement:
Her condition took a turn for the better.

had better
Usage Problem Ought to; must:
We had better go before the storm becomes worse.

think better of
To change one's mind about (a course of action) after reconsideration.

语源

(1)

Middle English

(2)

from Old English betera * see bhad-

用法
The phrase had better is acceptable, as long as the had or its contraction is preserved: You had better do it or You'd better do it, but not You better do it. See Usage Note at best, rather

基本词义

better
bet.ter 2
AHD:[bμt“…r]
D.J.[6bet*]
K.K.[6bWt+]
n.
Variant of bettor

英汉航海大词典

had better
aux.最好是,最好还是

英汉环境大词典

had better
n.最好是,以...为妙

英汉化学大词典

had better
aux.最好,以...为妙

英汉经贸大词典

had better
n.最好是,以...为妙

英汉计算机大词典

had better
aux.最好(以...为妙)

英汉能源大词典

had better
n.最好是,以...为妙

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