''We'd better get this over with''

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WilliamRota

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Does 'better'' have an adverbial role in this sentence?
 

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Yes. 'Had better' is a set phrase meaning 'We would be wise to'/'It would be to our advantage to'.

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Does 'better'' have an adverbial role in this sentence?
But because it's a set phrase it's not particularly illuminating to say ' "better'' ha an adverbial role in this sentence'.

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And ''over with'' is a word separately or integrates ''this'', as it was said ''get over with this''. Thank you.
 

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'Get this over with' means 'get this finished.'

Your thread title means 'We would be wise to get this finished'.

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But, could I had written "we had better get over with this''?
 
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