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do (one's) utmost

To put forth the greatest possible amount of effort or energy toward some task or goal; to try as hard as one can. I'll do my utmost to be there for your wedding, but I don't know if I'll have enough money to buy the plane ticket. Janet did her utmost to save the family farm, but the bank foreclosed on it in the end.
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try (one's) utmost

To put forth the greatest possible amount of effort or energy toward some task or goal; to try as hard as one can. I'll try my utmost to be there for your wedding, but I don't know if I'll have enough money to buy the plane ticket. Janet tried her utmost to save the family farm, but the bank foreclosed on it in the end.
See also: try, utmost

do/try your ˈutmost (to do something)

try as hard as you can (to do something): I tried my utmost to stop them.Don’t blame her — she did her utmost to finish it on time.
See also: try, utmost
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The sire was Danetime and the result of the mating was Utmost Respect, who sadly died from peritonitis last year after winning the Duke of York and Greenlands Stakes.
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The buildings in the development boast elegant architectural features such as mocca creme stone cladding and slate roofs, so it's no surprise that the utmost consideration was given to selecting the best elevators available.
We will do our utmost as long as conditions permit,'' he said.
I am pleased to be able to assure you that Ted plans to continue to the utmost of his outstanding abilities this long tradition of the Journal and its predecessors and, as a result, that you will continue to find each issue worthy of your attention.
Moreover, we believe a separate reference to the IRS's operating with the utmost "integrity" (or, alternatively, in an "ethical" manner) is desirable, especially given the focus at recent congressional hearings.
I have the utmost confidence in Patricia as our new senior vice president and chief administrative officer," said Saldana.
In his cable, President Abdel Aziz expressed his utmost delight to receive His Majesty's congratulations.
The ambassador expressed her utmost thanks to His Majesty the Sultan for the support extended to her during her tour of duty in the Sultanate from His Majesty, the government and the Omani people, which had enabled her to carry out her duty.
Germany is ready to do its utmost to support the process for a settlement of the Cyprus problem, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said, ahead of an official visit to the island on Tuesday.
BAGHDAD / Nina /-- Special Representative of the UN Secretary Nikolai Mladenov urged all armed forces in Tikrit to do their utmost to protect civilians in line with international standards and to guarantee their returning back homes.