do (one's) darnedest

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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.
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But Malhotra and Siddiqui, who played a charming supporting role in "The Lunchbox," do their darnedest to make the silly proposition plausible by doing as close to nothing as possible.
Best of all, Sharon and Robin do their darnedest to make their characters' 'delayed' romance believable, fun, felt and empathetic.
Trying to eat more healthily can be complicated--food labels and ads will do their darnedest to convince you of a product's integrity, even if its not necessarily the case.
The BBC, on the understanding that the FAW would do their darnedest to provide a European place as the prize, launched their own Welsh Premier Cup half-a-dozen years ago.
CSK's tax dodging may be particularly egregious, but most other companies do their darnedest to avoid taxes, too.
The screaming culprits are the supporting comedians in the show who do their darnedest to upstage each other so viewers will notice them, not the rest of the pushy competition.