get better

get better

1. To improve in some way, ability, or area. I haven't been practicing yoga for very long, but I'm starting to get better at it. Thank goodness our profit margins have gotten better this quarter. My range of motion is finally starting to get better—physical therapy is really helping.
2. To recover from an illness. Ugh, I've already been sick with the flu for a week—when will I get better?
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get better

to improve. I had a bad cold, but it's getting better. Business was bad last year, but it's getting better. I'm sorry you're ill. I hope you get better.
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get better

Improve; recover one's health. For example, I just started studying Japanese, and I hope to get better soon, or The doctor said I could expect to get better within a couple of days. Also see get well.
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References in classic literature ?
'He'll be sure to get better now,' said the boy anxiously, 'if you don't give way to low spirits and turn ill yourself, which would make him worse and throw him back, just as he was recovering.
"You'll get better if you don't worry; and even if it rakes time, there are worse things than--How much have you?"
Interviewee: "I'm just trying to get better everyday."
There will be time in January for reading and listening and watching those things that help us get better, right?
So let me ask you this: What do you need to get better at?
And if risk is lower the customer should get better pricing," he said.
LAWRENCE - Millions of LGBTQ people, young and old, felt less alone through countless inspiring YouTube videos with the tagline 'it gets better.' Those who felt there was no escape from bullying saw that really - things DO get better. And on Feb.
He wants to learn, he wants to get better and I like that because I believe every time you turn up to training you have to want to get better," he said.
Thank you Advocate and many others for helping it to get better. Keep up the good work."
The point is to let them know that things do get better, using the examples of our own lives" (6).
And she is so keen to get better, she is considering extending her stay in the clinic.
The video was shot for the US-based It Gets Better Project, a worldwide movement that aims to show young gay, lesbian and bisexual people that their lives will get better if they can just get through their teen years.
Obama may want things to get better for LGBT teens, but he is not working to ensure that they do.
Why not have something tangible to take back to your administrators at your college or high school and show that you are trying to get better? We are not going to a clinic that is just a big party.
This is the thing that people don't understand - take care of your body [and it will] get better! It gets better as I get older.