Usage examples for improve

  1. How every year, as we grow older seems to go more and more quickly, and there is less time to do what we want, to think seriously, to improve ourselves.  The Water of Life and Other Sermons by Charles Kingsley
  2. I haven't made inquiries: I didn't think it would improve matters.  Prescott of Saskatchewan by Harold Bindloss
  3. Your gown doesn't fit very well; I shall be glad to improve it, if you will leave it out for me after you have gone to bed.  The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins
  4. She got up and went straight to it; her face was flushed and tear- stained, and her hair ruffled and in disorder, but she never thought to go first to the little square mirror that hung in the corner to improve her appearance before admitting visitors.  A Girl of the Klondike by Victoria Cross