put best foot forward


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put one's best foot forward

Fig. to act or appear at one's best; to try to make a good impression. When you apply for a job, you should always put your best foot forward. I try to put my best foot forward whenever I meet someone for the first time.
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put your best foot forward

to act in a way that causes other people to have a good opinion of you All I could do was put my best foot forward and hope I made a good impression.
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put your best foot forward

 
1. to do something as well as you can Make sure you put your best foot forward for tonight's performance.
2. to start to walk more quickly You'll have to put your best foot forward if you want to be there by nine.
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