do (one's) level best

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do (one's) level best

To do as well as one can at something. I'm just not good at math, so, believe me, a B- in Algebra means that I've done my level best. No, you're not the star player on the team, but you always do your level best, which encourages the rest of us to do the same.
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do your level best

COMMON If you do your level best to do something, you try as hard as you can to do it. The President told American troops that he would do his level best to bring them home soon. They're doing their level best to answer all the questions that people have.
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do your level best

do your utmost; make all possible efforts.
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do/try your level ˈbest (to do something)

try as hard as you can: I’ll do my level best to be there by ten o’clock, but I can’t promise anything.
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As a campaign group we have done our level best to maintain lines of communication with Councillor Magill and we are still hopeful that she and Phil Bale will take a positive lead on this issue.
Stephen Ebanks, Head of Information and Event Sales, said: "We've done our level best to keep prices low and have maintained our commitment to making it as affordable as possible for families to come to the Ricoh to cheer on the Sky Blues.
A Citibank spokesperson said: "We have done our level best to assist Mr Panjeh[ar] in dealing with this unfortunate incident, all within the bounds of the contractual relationship between himself and the bank," the spokesperson said.
He said: "So far, we have done our level best to find him and now we now want to extend our hunt and using the power of the internet to do just that.
Generally we feel that we have done our level best and we believe our customers understand that.