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    better of me

    Hello everyone,

    could anyone explain this sentence to me, please?

    "The froth is getting the better of me."
    (context: learning to make coffee with coffee machine)

    Does it mean something like "I'm getting better in doing froth" or "I'm trying my best, but it isn't good"?

    I'm really sorry for my english, I haven't been in touch with english since I finished my secondary grammar school 3 years ago

    Thank you very much!

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    Re: better of me

    It means that in the competition between the person and the froth, the froth is winning. He is failing to master the coffee-making process.

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    Thumbs up Re: better of me

    Thank you very much!

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