be better off
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be better off(
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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to have more money)
a. estar mejor
I got a new job and now we're better off.Conseguí un nuevo trabajo y ahora estamos mejor.
b. irle mejor
Now that he's better off, Michael is saving to buy a car.Ahora que le va mejor, Michael está ahorrando para comprar un coche.
2. (to be in a better position)
a. estar mejor
I think you're better off without her. You were always arguing.Creo que estás mejor sin ella. No paraban de pelearse.
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