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Synonyms for get the better of
get the bet·ter of

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  1. get the better ofverb

    Synonyms:
    defeat, overpower, better

Princeton's WordNet

  1. get the better of, overcome, defeatverb

    win a victory over

    "You must overcome all difficulties"; "defeat your enemies"; "He overcame his shyness"; "He overcame his infirmity"; "Her anger got the better of her and she blew up"

    Synonyms:
    surmount, vote out, overwhelm, overcome, subdue, kill, get the best, whelm, overpower, shoot down, defeat, vote down, sweep over, have the best, overtake, get over, master

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How to use get the better of in a sentence?

  1. Gary Heyward:

    A lot of people will look at what's going on in New York -- that Joyce lady -- and wonder why, people do what they do for different reasons. It's just people being human, letting that thing that's most weak in them get the better of them.

  2. Novak Djokovic:

    I do care about children a lot right now and I look at it in a much different way, so I want to apologize to his parents for this situation as well. As a father I wouldn't wish that something like this happens to my son. Again I sincerely hope you can forgive me and that we can move on. Unfortunately sometimes the emotions get the better of you.

  3. Samuel Johnson:

    If I have said something to hurt a man once, I shall not get the better of this by saying many things to please him.

  4. Daniel Andrews:

    We know we're on the cusp of something very, very bad if we don't get on top of this, i think a sense of complacency has crept into us as we let our frustrations get the better of us. I think that each one know someone who has not been following the rules as well as they should have. I think each of us know that we have got no choice by to take very very difficult steps.

  5. Rohan Sharma:

    We never allowed exuberance to get the better of hard business logic.


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