better off than (someone)

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better off than (someone)

In more favorable financial situation than someone else. With that big raise, you're now better off than most of your neighbors.
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He said: "Labour's position again today is to abolish the welfare cap; I say that a family that chooses not to work should not be better off than one that chooses to work.
13), a pensioner with a modest works pension plus basic state retirement pension is scarcely better off than one on basic SRP plus pension credits.
What kind of system is this when a benefit claimant is pounds better off than one who cannot claim?
In January 2001, the share of survey respondents who believed they were better off than one year before fell to 42%, roughly 10 percentage points less than in December 2001.
A charity that purchased stock in a successful business several years ago is infinitely better off than one that is dependent on federal grants or ``public investment.
In looking at a comparison of Americans' personal financial situation, 27 percent said they are better off than one year ago, up five points from December 2008.