all the best(redirected from all of the best)
all the best
A farewell sentiment conveying best wishes or regards; used as either a standalone phrase in one-on-one conversation, or as an imperative phrase meant for someone both parties know. I'd better be going now, all the best! I'll see you soon, all the best to Mary for me!
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all the best
1. Also, all of the best. The entire number or amount of the highest quality of something, as in All of the best fruit was on display, or All the best students competed for the award.
2. Best wishes, as in I've got to go now-all the best to you and the family. This idiom, first recorded in 1937, is used as an oral farewell or to close an informal letter or note.
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all the ˈbestused when you are saying goodbye or ending a letter to give somebody your best wishes: All the best, then, Maria, and we’ll see you in two weeks. ♢ Here’s wishing you all the best for the coming year.
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