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do (one's) damndest

To put forth the maximum amount of energy or effort toward some task or goal. Money is a little tight at the moment, but I'll do my damndest to be there for your wedding. I'm doing my damndest to get a passing grade in this class.
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try (one's) damndest

To put forth the maximum amount of energy or effort toward some task or goal. Money is a little tight at the moment, but I'll try my damndest to be there for your wedding! I'm trying my damndest to get a passing grade in this class.
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