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the best of British (luck)

A wish for good luck, used especially when it is believed that there is not much chance for success or a positive outcome. Primarily heard in UK. You want to play for Man U one day? The best of British! I don't think he'll succeed, but I wish him the best of British luck.
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the best of British

used to wish someone well in an enterprise, especially when you are almost sure it will be unsuccessful. informal
This phrase is an abbreviation of the best of British luck to you .
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The British High Commission, in collaboration with the UK Department for International Trade, British Council and VisitBritain, is presenting the GREAT Britain Festival (1 14 November), consisting of events that showcase the best of British tourism, values and culture, literature, music and food.
With that in mind, this year we'll be celebrating the best of British film, with more than 50 classic titles making the shortlist, including a selection of BAFTA winners.
The event will see the best of British talent join more than 900 horses and 1,500 participants for what promises to be a spectacular evening.
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The Best of British at the Royal Albert Hall 6 June 2015 2 days from PS129 Raymond Gubbay presents the incredible voice of Russell Watson and one of the world's leading orchestras for an afternoon of classical favourites at the iconic Royal Albert Hall.
Ann Watson, CEO of Semta, said: "The Semta Skills Awards celebrate the very best of British engineering, recognising the achievements of talented people and inspiring businesses across the engineering and advanced manufacturing sector.
It will serve up the best of British food - like breakfasts, a roast and a cuppa and cake.
Sussex based premium juice brand, Folkington's Juices, is launching a new delicious juice blend called the Best of British Summer Berries, into the existing popular range of eight.
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Monty says: "It is great to be back at Chelsea and I am looking forward to celebrating all the best of British horticulture with the nation's gardeners.
Launching their Best of British Autumn/Winter collection at London's glamorous Somerset House, the 52-piece collection focuses on British design, keeping all manufacturing processes and fabric sourcing closer to home.
AN event to showcase the best of British is being launched today.