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be better placed

To be in a better position or situation to do or have something. Now that this store has moved to such a busy street, it's better placed to do a lot of business. Do you think that a friend of the dean is better placed to get a job at the school than a regular applicant?
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be well, ideally, better, etc. placed for something/to do something


1 be in a good, ideal, etc. position or have a good, ideal, etc. opportunity to do something: Engineering graduates are well placed for a wide range of jobs.The company is now better placed to take advantage of the new legislation.
2 be situated in a pleasant or convenient place: The hotel is ideally placed for restaurants, bars and clubs.
See also: place, something
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'I am better placed to understand the problems faced by people in the under-developed regions since I belong to those areas.
With the global connectivity found here, I am better placed to know and learn what is new in the technological world.
All this means I am better placed to find the right person for the right job."
In addressing these two questions I, as a member of an international research community, am better placed to find ways to reduce the impact of arthritis upon the health and wellbeing of patients, their families and carers.
"I learned lot about myself and the players as a group and so I am better placed to help us move forward.
There are a lot of women and girls who prefer a female coach and with Parklands being so close to the centre of Newcastle, I am better placed than most to find that out.
'I am hoping to get a job in security at the end of the course and think I am better placed to do it now.'
"I am that bit older, wiser and more experienced now - and I reckon I am better placed to take on the job.
"I am that bit older, wiser and more experienced now - and I recon I am better placed to take on the job.
I suppose I am better placed than anyone to provide a list of things you don't know about Craig Brown.