do one's best


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Verb1.do one's best - perform a task as well as possible; "The cast gives full measure every night"
do, perform - get (something) done; "I did my job"
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best

(best) adjective, pronoun
(something which is) good to the greatest extent. the best book on the subject; the best (that) I can do; She is my best friend; Which method is (the) best?; The flowers are at their best just now.
adverb
in the best manner. She sings best (of all).
verb
to defeat. He was bested in the argument.
best man
the bridegroom's attendant at a wedding.
ˌbestˈseller noun
something (usually a book) which sells very many copies. Ernest Hemingway wrote several bestsellers.
the best part of
most of; nearly (all of). I've read the best part of two hundred books on the subject.
do one's best
to try as hard as possible. He'll do his best to be here on time.
for the best
intended to have the best results possible. We don't want to send the child away to school but we're doing it for the best.
get the best of
to win, or get some advantage from, (a fight, argument etc). He was shouting a lot, but I think I got the best of the argument.
make the best of it
to do all one can to turn a failure etc into something successful. She is disappointed at not getting into university but she'll just have to make the best of it and find a job.