Do my darnedest - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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do (one's) darnedest
To put forth the utmost amount of energy or effort toward some task or goal. A more polite version of "do one's damnedest. Money is a little tight at the moment, but I'll do my darnedest to be there for your wedding.
References in periodicals archive
I would do my darnedest
to exploit the modicum of fame that I enjoyed in the UK.
If someone tells me I can't, I'm going to do my darnedest
to do it.
Salinger until I turned around and assured her that if she kept talking, I'd do my darnedest
to create a new memory in her life, one that she can reflect on the next time she sees a movie about a talkative audience member being bludgeoned to death.
I don't want to preserve doves, but I want to do my darnedest
to make sure they're around,'' Kenyon said.