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do (one's) darnedest

To put forth the utmost amount of energy or effort toward some task or goal. A more polite version of "do one's damnedest." Money is a little tight at the moment, but I'll do my darnedest to be there for your wedding.

do (one's) darndest

To put forth the utmost amount of energy or effort toward some task or goal. A more polite version of "do one's damnedest." Money is a little tight at the moment, but I'll do my darndest to be there for your wedding.
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You have to hand it to economists - they say the darndest things.
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But despite this setback we will be trying our darndest in every race."
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"A lot of runners are very goal-oriented, so if they see a posture and they see this is what the ideal looks like, they will do their darndest to just get there.
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On page 24, there are two hilarious/life affirming stories that remind us (to quote the legendary Art Linkletter), kids do say the darndest things.
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Author of five books, including The Joy of Being Human and Dogs Say the Darndest Things.
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LO BEST QUOTE: and, if I can, The plot doesn't contain too many surprises and neither does new military BEST anything else, with Spielberg applying his one-size-fits-all approach to filmmaking, namely by doing his darndest to overwhelm our senses and get our tear ducts pumping.
Can we make Bill Cosby host a show called Old Racists Say th Darndest Things and then laugh patronizingly when they talk about the Kenyan socialist president and the welfare queens and the godless feminazis ruining the country?