They’d be better off without their wives around them.
I’d be better off without the incident on my mind.
DIALOGUES: A: Our new dog has been howling all night long. B: I know. It’s really getting on my nerves. A: We should have gotten a quieter pet, like a fish. B: I agree. I think we’d be better off without a dog. A: So what are we going to do? B: I guess we’ll have to bring it back to the animal shelter.