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?
Those who felt there was no escape from bullying saw that really - things DO get better.
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.
The point is to let them know that things do get better, using the examples of our own lives" (6).
Rivera declares that it does not get better in a book entitled It Gets Better and her video continues to live online outside of the project under its original title, which points more directly to It Gets Betters exclusions and failures.
And she is so keen to get better, she is considering extending her stay in the clinic.
Obama may want things to get better for LGBT teens, but he is not working to ensure that they do.
But young players are supposed to get better as the year goes on, not increasingly confused.
But the agency deserves credit for realizing that things won't get better without some major changes, and for having the courage to try them.
He's been with us for quite some time now, and he's continued to get better and better.