better ... than ...
  結構︰better+…+than+被比對象
  說明︰此句型意為“寧可…;最好還是…”。better 之後可接<形容詞>,<副詞>,<名詞>,<動詞>等。
  Please try to attend the meeting. Better late than absent.請您盡量參加會議。遲來也比不來強。
  Better to postpone the shipment than to cancel the contract. 與其撤約還不如延期裝