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synonyms for give it one's best shot

  • cope
  • seek
  • strive
  • tackle
  • toil
  • try
  • assay
  • attempt
  • dig
  • endeavor
  • grind
  • hassle
  • hustle
  • offer
  • plug
  • scratch
  • slave
  • strain
  • sweat
  • undertake
  • bend over backwards
  • break one's back
  • break one's neck
  • exert oneself
  • give the old college try
  • go all out
  • have one's nose to grindstone
  • make every effort
  • plug away
  • take a crack
  • take a stab
  • take on
  • try one's hardest
  • work like a dog
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antonyms for give it one's best shot

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  • forget
  • idle
  • neglect
  • be lazy
  • ignore
  • laze
  • procrastinate
  • withhold
  • rest
  • surrender
  • yield
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How to use give it one's best shot 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
There was no fighting; a rifle shot now and then from the crests where we saw our fellows clearly.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Bacteria, when present in great numbers, give a uniform cloud which cannot be removed by ordinary filtration.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
A was an Archer, who shot at a frog; B was a Butcher, and had a great dog.
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
Give a sweet savour, and a memorial of fine flour, and make a fat offering, and then give place to the physician.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Dockier, a prominent leader of the Levelers, in the times of the English commonwealth, was shot by order of the government.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
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
Finally, let me ask the general reader to put aside all prejudice, and give both sides a fair hearing.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
If you have any thoughts of influencing me or my men to join the regular Confederate army, you may as well give up the idea.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
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