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verb (infl, en, verb, head=to get the better of) (someone or something)
  1. (idiom) To overwhelm or overpower; to overcome; to defeat or influence heavily; to tend to control or persuade; to be too much to resist.
    Eventually, his curiosity got the better of him, and he opened the door just to see what was inside.

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