Definition It better be

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Definition

He (had) better be (here when I come back): If he is not (here when I come back), I will be angry
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Note that constructions such as "he better be..." are very informal, and only used in spoken English. To be grammatically correct, we need to write "he HAD better be...".

you (had) better (listen): you should (listen), it is very important to me that you (listen)
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Examples

  • "Bruno : It better be fantastic."
  • "But this had better be good."
  • "You better think, think about what you're trying to do to me."

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