look (one's)/its best

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look (one's)/its best

To groom, dress, or prepare oneself or something to have the best possible appearance. 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, 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.
In the battle to look one's best, CoolSculpting has been clinically shown to reduce fat in the treated area without surgery or the downtime.
Consumers are highly aware of the need to look one's best in a society which is dominated by Visual Culture.