put your best foot forward

put (one's) best foot forward

To try to impress others by acting as an ideal version of oneself. You really need to put your best foot forward in the interview if you want to get this job.
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put your best foot forward

COMMON If you put your best foot forward, you work hard and quickly. Put your best foot forward and take the attitude that there is a solution to every problem you are likely to face. Most public companies will try to put their best foot forward when it comes to communicating with shareholders.
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put your best foot forward

embark on an undertaking with as much speed, effort, and determination as possible.
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put your best foot ˈforward

go, work, etc. as fast as you can: If we put our best foot forward, we should be there by noon.
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