get the best

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Verb1.get the best - overcome, usually through no fault or weakness of the person that is overcome; "Heart disease can get the best of us"
beat, beat out, vanquish, trounce, crush, shell - come out better in a competition, race, or conflict; "Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship"; "We beat the competition"; "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game"
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Of course, he's learning how to play with us and we're learning how to get the best out "He's not afraid to take responsibilities, to try things to make something he feels he's not as dangerous as he likes he tries things.
How do you get the best out of your workers, their A-Game?
Moton in "Live Life Like It Matters: How to Get the Best Out of Life without Life Getting the Best of You".