BETTER/WORSE OFF - after Budget - 8p better off due to the decrease in petrol prices.
What does B/W stand for?
B/W stands for Better/Worse
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- Slang/chat, popular culture
- Business, finance, etc.
See other definitions of B/W
We have 36 other meanings of B/W in our Acronym Attic
- Bromelain and Trypsin
- Broken Up
- Business Unit
- Bleed Valve
- B-Wing (Star Wars)
- Back of Walk
- Backed With (recording industry)
- be with
Samples in periodicals archive:
Be on the lookout for Fibresand specialists at Southwell because some horses seem to show markedly better/worse form on the surface compared to turf.
If the cash alternative was pounds 1,900 a year you would be no better/worse off assuming that you pay tax at 40 per cent, already pay the maximum national insurance and were reimbursed for business mileage at the full Inland Revenue Fixed Profit Car Scheme rates.
When we start talking about abilities, or other personal attributes that can be arrayed along a general evaluative better/worse, success/failure, more/less) dimension, motives other than or in addition to self-evaluation get into the act.
They're on a good/bad run so they will get better/worse It isn't always true - certainly, not as often as many people think.
Parents are able to ask why their school did better/worse than last year and demand explanations.