look (one's)/its best

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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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The wonderful thing about the holidays, from Thanksgiving onward, is that homes are geared up to look their best. Start by bringing on the gilt, all bright and happy with special crafts that are easy to make and cost next to nothing.
White flowers always look their best in shady places and as day length gets shorter, its large blooms shine out.
Presenting a dog as an adoption prospect is similar, so 2 Barking Sisters' Dog Spaw make sure the dogs are clean, well groomed and look their best. “Clean, well groomed dogs look and feel better, and that will come across in their demeanor,” says Van Camp.
BLINGING UP BABY (Channel 5, Monday, 9pm) SOME parents are prepared to go to extreme lengths to make sure their children look their best, whether it's buying them a designer outfit accessorised with a crystal-covered dummy, or hairpieces and spray tans.
The operatic boy band - 20-year-olds Richard Hadfield and Matt Pagen, Michael Auger and Jamie Lambert, both 23, and Thomas Redgrave, 24 - say they want to look their best for topless photoshoots.
Fresh off their six-game victory, Gillette helped MVP David Ortiz, Shane Victorino and two special guests to look their best by trimming down and shaving off their rugged beards at the Gillette World Shaving Headquarters.
Make sure your clothes look their best by packing this Essentials CE10TIR10 travel iron from Currys.co.uk.
IT'S soap-land's equivalent of the Oscars, so understandably the gorgeous cast of Hollyoaks wanted to look their best for the 2011 British Soap Awards.
And when it comes to buying a new frock, she says, women always want to look their best, hence the body shapers.
Brides-to-be are so desperate to look their best in front of family and pals they lose an average of 1st 2lb, often buying a wedding dress a size too small as motivation.
They've been a little late emerging because of the snow, but now they are brightening up the scene and to me, they always look their best in drifts.
Everyone wants to look their best and a little careful planning will ensure you sparkle this yuletide!
We wanted them to look their best for the ceremony."
I tell my nieces and nephews that I help people and organizations look their best. My job is to help them explain who they are and what they do at work to others.