do one's best

do one's best
verb
perform a task as well as possible (Freq. 3)
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The cast gives full measure every night

Hypernyms: ↑do, ↑perform
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s

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Somebody ——s

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DO ONE'S UTMOST, try one's hardest, make every effort, do all one can, give one's all; informal bend over backwards, do one's damnedest, go all out, pull out all the stops, bust a gut, break one's neck, move heaven and earth.
best

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do (or try) one's best
do all one can

Ruth did her best to reassure her


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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