Inglês Todos os Dias #165 | O que significa ‘better off’ e ‘worse off’

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Inglês Todos os Dias #165 | O que significa ‘better off’ e ‘worse off’

No debate presidencial ontem à noite, um dos candidatos repetiu a frase dita por Ronald Reagan 40 anos atrás: Are you better off today? O que significa este phrasal verb better off? Vamos falar sobre isso no mini-podcast de hoje.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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FRASES NO MINI PODCAST DE HOJE:

Next Tuesday is election day. Next Tuesday, all of you will go to the polls and stand there in the polling place and make a decision. I think when you make that decision, it might be well if you would ask yourself: Are you better off than you were four years ago?
Coby: There's where he lives! [Tammy: In that beat-up box?] Yeah, the poor guy is pretty bad off, living in this old dilapidated box.
bad off
better off
Obviously we're better off now that we're both working.
He'd be better off working for a bigger company.
I think she's better off without him.
He'd be better off starting with something simpler.
I think when you make that decision, it might be well if you would ask yourself: Are you better off than you were four years ago?
worse off
Are you better off today than you were four years ago, or are you worse off than you were four years ago?

 

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Are you better off or worse off than you were 4 years ago?

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19 comments “Inglês Todos os Dias #165 | O que significa ‘better off’ e ‘worse off’”

My english is better off now that I have been studying at Domine Inglês.

Good job! 😀

Yes! I’m better off tha 4 years ago, because in that times i didn’t know about what “better off” means. Thank you for make a me a better one! 

Glad you’re learning and growing! 😉

Hello, studying every day my English is better off than one year ago, but if I stop for a long time my English worst off quickly.

I’m sorry change the phase verb to “worse off”

I’m better off because I’m getting excellent tips from domine ingles.

I’m better off nowadays, since I’ve studied English with Domine Inglês.

Of course, I am better of Tim, because I understand a lot more English than before, plus I have learned a lot of other things during this time.

Hello Tim,
when it comes to my English speaking skills, I believe I’m better off now then I was ten months I ago, when I decided to study it, your podcasts also has been helping tremendously. thank you!

Obviously I’m worse off now than before. My situation is pretty bad off. I’m living in an old dilapidated house. So, I’ll remember this in the polling place.

Yes, I’m better off than three weeks ago, because I’m studying in Domine Inglês.

My English is better off now than it were one year ago. All thanks to you Tim! Thanks so much!

I’m better off than two months ago that I have been studying at Domine Inglês.

Unfortunatelly, my English is worse off than 4 years ago… sniff

No, I’m an older man so, fours years ago, for sure, I was better off.

Sorry for this ‘s’ added tô ‘four’ against my will.

Our english is better off today than it was four years ago. Hahaha! 🙂 🙂

Thank you for everything!!!


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