(one's) level best

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(one's) level best

The very best one is able to do at some task or activity. I'm just not good at math, so, believe me, a B- in Algebra means that I've done my level best. I know you're worried about the game today, but just go out there and give it your level best.
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someone's level best

one's very best effort. I will do my level best to find your husband. Don't go to a whole lot of trouble. Your level best is good enough.
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level best

see under do one's best.
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level best

n. one’s very best effort. I will do my level best to find your husband.
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(one's) level best

The best one can do in an earnest attempt: I did my level best in math class.
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References in classic literature ?
And Tom said he'd bet the quarreling was all Jubiter's fault, and he was going to be on hand the first time he got a chance, and see; and if it was so, he was going to do his level best to get Uncle Silas to turn him off.
He held his eye there as much as a minute; then he raised up and sighed, and says, 'Confound it, I don't seem to understand this thing, no way; however, I'll tackle her again.' He fetched another acorn, and done his level best to see what become of it, but he couldn't.
When I got up stairs I looked out at the window and see Tom doing his level best with the lightning-rod, but he couldn't come it, his hands was so sore.
Then came a pause, each of us aiming his level best, as indeed a man is likely to do when he knows that life itself depends upon the shot.
I believe that any man's life will be filled with constant, unexpected encouragements of this kind if he makes up his mind to do his level best each day of his life--that is, tries to make each day reach as nearly as possible the high-water mark of pure, unselfish, useful living.
The PTI lawmaker said Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi is trying his level best to highlight the plight of Kashmiris at the international level.
Romeo does his level best to get away from Faryal's house, but she plays her final card, tricking him to eat a cake, in which she had beforehand, snuck a sleeping pill thus, successfully stopping Romeo from making it to his own wedding on time.
Moreover, it is believed that PM Imran Khan will surely not only encounter such reservation but also redeem his level best to address them.
ThePanama JIT-fame bureaucrat said that he will try his level best to improve the performance of Railwaypolice.
Ihsan Mani told the Prime Minister that if he is elected as Chairman PCB, he will try his level best to live up to the expectations.
One of the think-tank and key official of Leisure Leagues, which brought Ronaldinho and Friends comprising of several foreign players last year, Shahzeb said in a message from Birmingham that he will be trying his level best use this platform to promote and bring more international football action to Pakistan.
(SUNA)-Sudan's ambassador to Lebanon, Ali Al Sadiq, has commended the level and depth of relations between Sudan and Lebanon, vowing that he would be doing his level best to further improve these ties.
He promised to try his level best to provide more facilities so as to polish the local player's talent for representation at provincial and national level.
The Sun reports that Moyes is trying his level best working at the football club where Fergie had lifted 38 trophies in 26 years as Manchester United manager.
I have been fortunate to meet this true "man of the people", during his tenure as Chair of the "New Deal for Communities", where he tried his level best to engage and get a better deal for residents.