give 110%

give 110%

To put forth the absolute maximum amount of effort or energy possible (i.e., even more than is usually required or seems possible). We're going to have to give 110% if we want to get this project finished by the deadline. A win today secures our spot in the championship, so go out there and give 110%!
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These 10 keys to excellence, according to the CSC, are the following: Dont settle for average, accomplish 130% of your target to get a rating of 5%; Pay attention to details; Develop a deep commitment; Be known for integrity, nothing can replace honesty; Show genuine concern for others; Go to the second mile; Be consistent; Never stop improving; Make excellence a lifestyle; and always give 110%.
The passion and intensity that Pete brought to the game of baseball has inspired many kids of his and future generations to give 110%, no matter what they are doing.
I try to give 110% each time I go out and it has been a great test of character.
You have to understand that when you play against other teams who are in the middle of the table or lower, this team will play against you and give 110% to beat you.
We know we have to improve - the players have to give 110%, and everyone's got to get behind us.
Since he's going to do a whole lot of sprinting and quick changes of direction, he very obviously always has to be in prime condition and ready to give 110% at all times.
Our boys need to go out and give 110% for themselves, for the club and for the support.
He added: "In all fairness to Al, he was a local lad and every time he set foot on to the pitch he'd give 110%.
City have won the cup for the past two seasons, and Powell said: "Bangor, as a club, have a great pedigree in the cup, having been to Europe so many times, and, because of our recent experiences, the lads will not need any motivating and will give 110%.
I am a carer myself and give 110% to the children I care for.
Neville will always give 110% but his distribution has to be questioned.
No-one likes to taste defeat in a final but all I ask for of the players is they give 110% and they did that.
I'm trying to concentrate on every game, try and stay fit, that's the most important thing, give 110% in every single game.
It's a massive boost to my confidence to know that I'm still in the international fold and if I get the chance to play a part in the game then I will, as always, give 110%.
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