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(damn) sight better

Rur. much better. Mary can sing a damn sight better than Tom can. You look a sight better with your hair cut short.
See also: better, sight
References in classic literature ?
I reckon that's a considerble sight better 'n killin' of him.
Though the first two films in the killer cyborg franchise are unassailable, Christian Bale's whispery-voiced take on John Connor is a damn sight better than Rise Of The Machines or this summer's feeble Genisys.
It is not perfect but is a damn sight better than in England.
He added: "I have to say I've talked to every player in there and they all know they have to do a damn sight better than they did last season - everybody.
Radiotherapy, colostomy bag, tumour removal, ilesotomy bag, chemotherapy and 6 months recovery - a damn sight better to get the test and get cleared.
Missing the penalty possibly affected our belief and confidence for the next 15 or 20 minutes, when I think it was their (West Ham's) best spell - because 2-0 is a damn sight better than 1-0.
Having spent more than 40 years working in the Welsh NHS with the final nine years as a Director at board level, I freely admit that it is not perfect but it's a dam sight better than private health care.
He should thank you for publishing these because he looks a darn sight better back then.
22 target pistols, I always got the same answer: "When my eyes got older, I could see the front sight better with a shorter sight radius.
On Friday afternoon the latest Non Farm Payrolls figure will be unleashed in the US and with the Fed seemingly set on reducing asset purchases, the jobs data could do with being a damn sight better than last month's abysmal figure.
I tell you what, it's a damn sight better than the alternative.
They would have done a darned sight better if they hauled up Matthew Wilkes, the offending assistant referee, and told him never to darken the doorstep of the Premier League again before sending him off to Specsavers.
Many Italian-Americans were deeply offended--though many also said raunchy was darn sight better than being depicted as Mafioso thugs.
That's despite a support system for each player - coaches by the dozen, psychiatrists, sports gurus, client journalists and generous bar tabs - for which they should be not only more grateful, but also a damn sight better.
And I asked why, when this country already has many institutions which allow for the airing of grievances - not perfect, no, but a darn sight better than elsewhere in this region, a parliament, a relatively unfettered media, the existence of unions, peak bodies, pressure groups, a judicial system which while badly in need of overhaul, does provide a measure of justice, and a majlis system whereby people can actually take their grievances to their rulers.