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  • as instrive
  • as intake a crack at
  • as intry
  • as inendeavor

synonyms for do one's best

  • aim
  • endeavor
  • go all out
  • seek
  • tackle
  • assay
  • attempt
  • compete
  • contend
  • drive
  • essay
  • fight
  • hassle
  • jockey
  • labor
  • moil
  • offer
  • push
  • scramble
  • strain
  • struggle
  • sweat
  • toil
  • tug
  • work
  • bear down
  • bend over backward
  • break one's neck
  • do one's utmost
  • go after
  • go for broke
  • go for the jugular
  • go the limit
  • knock oneself out
  • leave no stone unturned
  • make every effort
  • shoot for
  • take on
  • try hard
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antonyms for do one's best

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  • neglect
  • agree
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • idle
  • laze
  • make peace
  • relax
  • repress
  • rest
  • surrender
  • yield
  • forget
  • skip
    • please
    • agree
    • give up
    • neglect
    • forget
    • rest
    • idle
    • delight
    • ignore
    • abstain
    • give in
    • laze
    • surrender
    • overlook
    • rest
    • idle
    • pass
    • neglect
    • forget
    • put off
    • procrastinate
    • hide
    • conceal
    • ignore
    • withhold
    • laze
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    How to use do one's best in a sentence

    We resolved to do our best to merit the good opinion which we thus supposed them to entertain of us.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    He is perplexed and hindered by the lack of soldiers, but is doing his best with his small forces.
    THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
    If Mac had been alone he would have made the post by sundown, for the Mounted Police rode picked horses, the best money could buy.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    Her best-known works are portrait busts, which are numerous.
    WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
    But the Mexicans were not the people to give up their best province so easily.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    It succeeds best in a deep rich loam in a climate ranging from forty to fifty degrees of latitude.
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    Ten thousand of the best troops in Mexico entered Texas and were shortly to be followed by ten thousand more.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    And remember it is by our hypothesis the best possible form and arrangement of that lesson.
    THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
    At first startled, her second thought was that this would be the best possible thing which could happen.
    RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
    Yet, Monsieur Arden, I have discovered some of the best treasures the house contained, and they are at present in this room.
    CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
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