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What is the difference between Batter and Better?
What is the difference between Batter and Better? :
) Hit something / someone hard and often
He kept battering at the door.
) Beaten mixture of flour, eggs, milk, etc… for cooking
She is fond of fish fried in batter.
) Of a more excellent or desirable kind
She resolved to lead a better life in the future.
He is a better man than you.
Life was difficult then. But things have got better and better over the years.
) Of more precise or suitable kind
Having talked to the witnesses, I now have a better idea of what happened.
Can not think of a better word than NICE to describe your holiday?
) Partly or fully recovered from an illness
The patient is much better today.
Her ankle is getting better.
) Denoted that which is better
I had hoped for better.
I expected better of you.
) In a more pleasant, efficient or desirable way
She sings better than you.
You would write better if you had a good pen.
) To a greater degree, more
I like him better than I like her.
You would like it better when you understand it more.
The better I know her, the more I admire her.
) More usefully
Her advice is better ignored.
If the roads are icy, you would be better advised to delay your departure.
This achievement can not be bettered.
) Improve something
The Government hopes to better the conditions nof the workers.
) Get a better social position or status
You should always try your best to better yourself.
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