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Phrase: Be better off

Meaning: That would be/is beneficial to you. That would be a wise thing to do. You had better do something.

Examples:
You would be better off without their help. It is not sincere. (ie, I would not accept their help if I were you.)
You would be better off with a bigger house because this one is too small for ten people. (ie, I recommend your living in a bigger house.)
He would be better off going abroad. It is very dangerous for him to stay here. (ie, He ought to go abroad.)
-Are we better off now than twenty years ago? (= Do we live better now than twenty years ago?)
-I'm afraid not. We have fewer rights, less privacy and less money.
-Is the United States of America better off with Trump than (with) Clinton?
-I find them both right-wing, and I am left-wing. I do not like either of them.
I think you are better off single than married.

Date: 2018-06-22 23:19:48

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Phrase: A known devil is better than an unknown angel

Sent by Rahul Sharma

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Phrase: A stitch in time (saves nine)

Meaning: Problems or things should be solved before they become worse: We must deal with this issue right now: A stitch in time saves nine, as you know. Otherwise, it may turn out to be very costly

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Phrase: Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace

Author: Buddha

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Phrase: Better the devil you know (that the one you don't know)

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Phrase: Brain is better than brawn

Meaning: Intelligence is better than physical strength

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Phrase: Brevity is the soul of wit

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Phrase: Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise

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Phrase: Explore every avenue

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Phrase: Great minds think alike

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Phrase: Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom

Author: Thomas Jefferson

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Phrase: If at first you don't succeed, try, try again

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Phrase: If you can't beat them, join them

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Phrase: Make a virtue of necessity

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Phrase: Manners is manners

Author: Charles Dickens in Great Expectations

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Phrase: Necessity is the mother of invention

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Phrase: No rhyme nor reason

Author: Shane Ross

Meaning: It does not make any sense

Email: sross@americanfundinginc.com

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Phrase: Old age is a terrible price to pay for wisdom

Sent by Scott Scribner

Email: scott@dialectbrand.com

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Phrase: Once bitten, twice shy

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Phrase: Problems may be solved in the study which have baffled all those who have sought a solution by the aid of their senses

Author: Sherlock Holmes, that is, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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Phrase: Rack your brain(s)

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Phrase: Seeing is believing

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Phrase: To a great mind, nothing is little

Author: Sherlock Holmes, that is, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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Phrase: Travel broadens the mind

Meaning: It makes you wiser

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Phrase: Variety is the spice of life

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