es mejor que

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es mejor que(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to compare)
a. is better than
Cristina es una vegetariana y dice que la cualquier verdura es mejor que la carne de máxima calidad.Cristina is a vegetarian, and she says that any vegetable is better than top-quality meat.
2. (used to give advice)
a. it would be better if
Es mejor que no le digas nada a tu novio de que nos hemos visto.It would be better if you didn't tell your boyfriend we've seen each other.
b. it's better if
Ya sé que es tu amiga y que su problema es serio, pero es mejor que sus padres hablen con ella, no tú.I know she's your friend and her problem is serious, but it's better if her parents talk to her, not you.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Es mejor que me quede en casa para curar bien este catarro.I'd better stay home to cure this cold.
Es mejor que no mires. Esta escena es muy desagradable.You'd better not look. This scene is very unpleasant.
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