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look (one's)/its best

To have the best possible appearance, as from having been groomed, dressed, or prepared. It's important to look your best when you're going in for a job interview, or else they may not take you seriously. I'm sorry the house doesn't look its best for your visit. I've been so busy with the kids that I haven't had a chance to clean.
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look your/its ˈbest

look as attractive, neat, etc. as possible: The garden looks its best when all the flowers are out.
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There is still, however, a motivation to look one's best. After all, the summer season is the time for vibrancy, liveliness and vivaciousness.
After all, one has to look one's best for the Facebook snaps.
For example, taking pride in one's appearance means wanting to look one's best, which implies a commitment to health, hygiene, and style.
``There is a line between a healthy desire to look one's best, and an obsessive attitude towards one's personal appearance.
When we have a concert it is important to look one's best, especially when it comes to the hair.