be well, ideally, better, etc. placed for something/to do something

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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 ideally placed

To be in an ideal position or situation to do or have something. Because this store is on such a busy street, it's ideally placed to do a lot of business. As a friend of the dean, you're ideally placed to get a job at the school.
See also: ideally, place

be well placed

To be in a good position or situation to do or have something. Because this store is on such a busy street, it's well placed to do a lot of business. As a friend of the dean, you're well placed to get a job at the school.
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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