How to use Get-the-better-of in a sentence
Maybe she was letting her imagination get the better of her.
Disagreements, which are frequent, are usually settled in conference, and in these the Senate is apt to get the better of its antagonist.
It is true that he is severe towards infidels; and his approval of the knight who, finding a Jew likely to get the better of a theological argument, resorted to the baculine variety of logic, does not meet the views of the 10th century.
He defends them against Zeus, who, in accordance with a widely diffused mythical theory, desires to destroy the human race and supplant them by a new and better species, or who simply revenges a trick in which men get the better of him.
The child in this story helps the three little pigs get the better of the big bad wolf who is sent packing!Advertisement
Miss Keller began to get the better of her old friendly taskmaster, the phrase.
Whatever the situation, don't let your nerves get the better of you.
Another category of cheerleading quotes belongs in the realm of advice given from one cheerleader to another, ranging from exhortations of courage to cautionary phrases about the dangers of letting ego and vanity get the better of you.
I know we've all felt this way at one time or another... letting stress get the better of us.