give (something) (one's) best shot

give (something) (one's) best shot

To put one's utmost energy, effort, or determination into doing something. I gave writing my best shot, but I just don't think I can make a career out of it. Don't worry about being new, just give it your best shot.
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give something one's best shot

 and give one's best
Fig. to give a task one's best effort. I gave the project my best shot. Sure, try it. Give it your best!
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give it your best shot

try as hard as you can to do something. informal
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give it your best ˈshot

try as hard as you can to do or achieve something: I probably won’t win the game, but I’ll give it my best shot.
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