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Go one better


Outperform. Provide more than expected. ‘One better’ means if you got a 15, I’ll go for a 16, if  yu get two goals, I’ll go one better and get three goals. (Compare to Gravy.)

“Not only will I give you the bicycle, but I’ll go one better and give you the bike lock too.”


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