1 That's what girls say, but you know better.
2 I expect I know the country girls better than you do.
3 "You'd better put it out in the rain-barrel," he says.
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4 He would have done a better job if I hadn't hurried him.
5 It's no better than a badger hole; no proper dugout at all.
6 'I think I'd better go home and look after Antonia,' I said.
7 The more our house was like a country hotel, the better I liked it.
8 No wonder Krajiek got the better of these people, if this was how they behaved.
9 He told us we had a long night drive ahead of us, and had better be on the hike.
10 'You had better go over and see our neighbours tomorrow, Emmaline,' he replied gravely.
11 She liked me better from that time on, and she never took a supercilious air with me again.
12 'Maybe I be the kind of girl you like better; now I come to town,' she suggested hopefully.
13 She told Antonia she had better go to see Tiny that Saturday evening, as there would certainly be music at the Boys' Home.
14 In my ingenuousness I hoped that Sylvester would marry Lena, and thus give all the country girls a better position in the town.
15 They stopped the horse, and the two girls in the bottom of the cart stood up, steadying themselves by the shoulders of the two in front, so that they could see me better.
16 If all the great plain from the Missouri to the Rocky Mountains had been under glass, and the heat regulated by a thermometer, it could not have been better for the yellow tassels that were ripening and fertilizing the silk day by day.
17 He took women, married or single, into his confidence; walked them up and down in the moonlight, telling them what a mistake he had made by not entering the office branch of the service, and how much better fitted he was to fill the post of General Passenger Agent in Denver than the rough-shod man who then bore that title.
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