Used to emphasize the importance or desirability of the thing specified: the sooner we’re off the better
More example sentences
- Hilberg proudly declares himself to be ‘a brute-force man’ undaunted by abundance: ‘the more paper in the files the better.’
- Scott's 28 now, so the quicker we get the fights the better.
- Moving to the full-backs, he recommends ‘safe men, tried and true ‘and the more powerful the kicks of the backs the better.’
Definition of the —— the better in:
- The US English dictionary