Had Better vs. Would Better
'Had better' and 'would better' are confused by learners. In this lesson, we will discover which one is correct and when to use them.
Which one is correct?
'Had better' is counted as a 'semi-modal verb.'
'Had better' is used to show what is the best thing to do. It is mainly used in its contracted form. It is commonly used to give warnings. Have a look:
- Subject + would + main verb + better + …
Take a look at the following examples: