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get better (at)

This page is about the collocation get better (at)

collocation pattern: verb + adjective

Meaning

to improve in skill or ability

For example

  • David still can't sing, but he's getting better at dancing.

  • I got better at reading, but I still wasn't very good at writing.

Quick Quiz

You'll get much better at speaking English if you

a. learn very unusual vocabulary

b. study very difficult grammar

c. talk with English-speaking people

Contributor: Matt Errey