Sentence Examples with the word get the better of

It is true that he is severe towards infidels; and his approval of the knight who, finding a Jew likely to get the better of a theological argument, resorted to the baculine variety of logic, does not meet the views of the 10th century.

Miss Keller began to get the better of her old friendly taskmaster, the phrase.

He defends them against Zeus, who, in accordance with a widely diffused mythical theory, desires to destroy the human race and supplant them by a new and better species, or who simply revenges a trick in which men get the better of him.

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Maybe she was letting her imagination get the better of her.