Question: What Better Had VS Had Better?

Is it better not or had not better?

We use had better to refer to the present or the future, to talk about actions we think people should do or which are desirable in a specific situation.

The verb form is always had, not have.

We normally shorten it to ‘d better in informal situations..

Should not have or had?

Had is the past tense of have and has, however, we don’t use ‘should has’ even for ‘she’. For example, she would have… (NOT she would has). Thus, always use ‘should have’.

How can I use had better in English?

‘Had better’ is used to give advice in a particular situation, especially when you want to ensure you avoid a negative consequence outcome. In the spoken English language, we use ‘had better’ to give advice in the present and future. It is not a very commonly used modal verb.

What does had better not mean?

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English had bettera) used to give advice about what someone should do, or to say what you should do or need to do I’d better go and get ready. I think you’d better ask Jo first. You had better not tell Oliver (=it is not a good idea).

Could sentences examples in English?

Could sentence examplesWhat could he do about it but lose more sleep? … I wish you could hear yourself talking. … How could she blame him? … I had let so much gas out of my balloon that I could not rise again, and in a few minutes the earth closed over my head. … How could he find out? … I never thought I could do it.More items…

Had Better Vs would better?

You are correct: “had better” is a strong suggestion, as in, “You’d better speak more softly.” To express that idea in a gentler way, you could say: You might speak more softly. You could speak more softly.

Would rather or had rather?

they are both the same in meaning – when you prefer to have or do one thing more than another. Although, ‘had rather’ is more archaic and not as commonly used as ‘would rather’.

Can and could grammar?

We sometimes use be able to instead of “can” or “could” for ability. Be able to is possible in all tenses – but “can” is possible only in the present and “could” is possible only in the past for ability. In addition, “can” and “could” have no infinitive form.

Had been meaning?

“Had been” is the past perfect tense and is used in all cases, singular and plural. The past perfect tense refers to something that began in the past and was still true at another time that also was in the past.

Are you into sentence?

Here you are asking a question about an interest they might have or something they might enjoy doing. Here are some examples: “Are you into soccer?” “Are you into trying new things?”

Should had better be supposed to?

Supposed to refers to what other people think is right, while should expresses what you think is right. Had better expresses the idea that something bad will happen if you don’t do what I say. This is why had better can also be used to make threats or give someone a warning.

What is the had better rule?

Had better is used to give advice about specific things (use should for general advice). It is followed by the infinitive without to. We’d better take something to eat or we will be hungry later.

What is the meaning of had the best?

modal phrase. If you say that someone had best do something or that they’ d best do it, you mean they ought to do it.

What is the meaning of should in English?

modal verb. You use should when you are saying that something is probably the case or will probably happen in the way you are describing. If you say that something should have happened by a particular time, you mean that it will probably have happened by that time.

What is the idiom for had better?

/best Usage Problem. To be wise or obliged to; should or must: He had better do what he is told. You had best bring a raincoat in this weather. See also: better.

What does Forever and a Day mean?

1. For a very long time, as in He’s been working on that book forever and a day. This hyperbolic expression probably originated as a corruption of the now obsolete for ever and ay. Shakespeare used it in The Taming of the Shrew (4:4): “Farewell for ever and a day.”

Would rather to grammar?

I would rather (‘I prefer’, ‘I would prefer’) is used as a modal auxiliary verb. It is followed by the infinitive (without ‘to’) when its subject is the same as the subject of the next verb. This happens when we talk about what we would prefer to do. I would rather (or I’d rather) stay with you.

What does would better mean?

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishit is better/it would be betterit is better/it would be betterused to give your opinion or make a suggestion about what you think should be done or happenit is better to do something It’s much better to get a proper written agreement.it is better/it would be better if It …