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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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.
It's a big game tomorrow since they are just two places and four points better off than us.
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?
We only get the minimum wage here so the strikers are still better off than us.
I think Birmingham are in a similar situation to ourselves although they are better off than us for points at the moment," he said.
Doncaster are only six points better off than us and have won just a couple of times since Sean O'Driscoll took over.
The economic record of this Government has meant the average person in Ireland is now pounds 19,000 a year better off than us in Wales.
A nine-point gap over seventh-placed Kilmarnock has us looking to forge further up the table, with Hibs only a point ahead in fourth, and Aberdeen five better off than us in third with an eagerly-anticipated match at Fir Park being our first 90 minutes in 2005.