give (someone or something) best

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give (someone or something) best

To admit that someone or something is better than someone or something else. Primarily heard in UK. They played much better than we did, so I had to give them best.
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give someone or something best

admit the superiority of; give way to. British
1990 Birds Magazine He finally decided to give us best and took himself off.
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Summary: New Delhi [India], July 11 (ANI): On returning to India after clinching gold at the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup Challenge, Gymnast Dipa Karmakar expressed gratitude to her coach for his support and assured to give her best at Asian Games.
New Delhi [India], July 11 ( ANI ): On returning to India after clinching gold at the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup Challenge, Gymnast Dipa Karmakar expressed gratitude to her coach for his support and assured to give her best at Asian Games.
" I am not predicting anything but I can say that she will give her best performance.
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Speaking to the media persons on Thursday, the 31-year-old shooter said she is hoping to give her best at the Commonwealth Games and she will inspire more female athletes to take up sports in her country.