best shot


best shot
best shot [n] all-out try all one’s got, best effort, best one can do, maximum effort, one’s all, one’s damndest, optimum effort; concepts 87,362,677,724

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  • one’s best shot — n. one’s best attempt (at something). □ That was his best shot, but it wasn’t good enough. □ I always try to give something my best shot …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • give (something) (your) best shot — to try as hard as possible to achieve something. We gave it our best shot, but we still don t know what s wrong with the computer …   New idioms dictionary

  • give it your best shot — give it (your) best shot to do something as well as you possibly can, although you are not sure whether you will be able to succeed. Greg will be a tough opponent to beat, but I ll give it my best shot …   New idioms dictionary

  • give it best shot — give it (your) best shot to do something as well as you possibly can, although you are not sure whether you will be able to succeed. Greg will be a tough opponent to beat, but I ll give it my best shot …   New idioms dictionary

  • hit me with your best shot — If someone tells you to hit them with your best shot, they are telling you that no matter what you do it won t hurt them or make a difference to them …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • give it one's best shot — ► give it one s best shot informal do the best that one can. Main Entry: ↑shot …   English terms dictionary

  • give it one's best shot — verb To make ones best effort or attempt; to try as hard as possible. I didnt win the contest, but I sure gave it my best shot …   Wiktionary

  • give it your best shot — do the best you can, try your hardest    If you want to win, you have to give it your best shot …   English idioms

  • hit me with your best shot — shoot or hit as hard as you can, sock it to me    Hit me with your best shot. Serve the ball as hard as you can …   English idioms


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