do (one's) darndest

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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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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.
Woe betide the inevitable day soon that the Conservatives will be voted back into power and they do their darndest to bring fox hunting back to its full "glory".
I'm hoping it would communicate to them that, one, we would expect them to do their darndest to ensure that Inuit are employed and developed.
You know, the bandana sporting cowboy-hatted types who do their darndest to avoid looking up at flaring, snorting bull nostrils from a dusty arena floor.