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  • Verb: had better  had 'betu(r)
    1. Expresses an emotional, practical, or other reason for doing something
      - should, ought

  • [American slang]
    informal Should; must. I had better leave now, or I'll be late. If you want to stay out of trouble, you had best not make any mistakes. Jim decided he had better do his homework instead of playing ball.


  • We had better go back to the station now.
  • We had better then be as tough as nails.
  • You had better have gone already.
  • You had better have thorough examination.
  • The man had better have hanged himself.
  • So you had better use your own discretion.
  • I had better resign myself to destiny.
  • You had better presume no such thing.
  • You had better brush your untidy wig.
  • You had better make a full confession.
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