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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One can, therefore, understand why our parents and grandparents who had no refrigerators and hence cooked their food fresh from the garden or the herd were much better off than us.
Artell added: "There is always going to be football clubs better off than us. There are plenty in our league.
Certainly they are better off than us right now - but their away record is still woeful, which encourages the belief after four consecutive home defeats to the mighty (except Leicester) United can at last put an entry in the win column.
"It's not because we are lazy that the Japanese are better off than us. We do not have the they do not have the monopoly of industry.
None of that stopped me from wanting what others better off than us had.
"Newton Aycliffe are also in the bottom six but are 13 points better off than us so we need a win, that's for sure," said RCA boss Martin Swales.
Leeds are seven points better off than us and I can see them competing for the top six so it's crucial they don't open that gap up to 10 points.
Yet, the government is hell bent on spending PSBillions (undemocratically against public opinion) in aid to countries that are of no relevance whatsoever to the United Kingdom - and in many instances financially better off than us, with nuclear and space programmes of their own.
Washington, July 18 ( ANI ): A new study has found that we punish cheaters only when they end up better off than us, challenging the notion that punishment is motivated by revenge.
"Blackpool were probably a few points better off than us last year but they put a late run on and look where they are now.
They're seven points better off than us - and how many games have we won already?
"I think that refugees here must be better off than us" Hamal said "Why is Cyprus being singled out?
"We only get the minimum wage here so the strikers are still better off than us." Mrs Haigh added: "Many of our customers aren't happy about the closures, especially the older people."
"I think Birmingham are in a similar situation to ourselves although they are better off than us for points at the moment," he said.