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:

[note class=”bubble”]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?[/note]

[note class=”bubble”]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.[/note]

[note class=”bubble”]bad off[/note]

[note class=”bubble”]better off[/note]

[note class=”bubble”]Obviously we’re better off now that we’re both working.[/note]

[note class=”bubble”]He’d be better off working for a bigger company.[/note]

[note class=”bubble”]I think she’s better off without him.[/note]

[note class=”bubble”]He’d be better off starting with something simpler.[/note]

[note class=”bubble”]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?[/note]

[note class=”bubble”]worse off[/note]

[note class=”bubble”]Are you better off today than you were four years ago, or are you worse off than you were four years ago?[/note]

 

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Let’s practice!

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

Please answer in the comments section below.