make the best of


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Related to make the best of: take it on the chin, along the lines, cut some slack, same old same old, run an errand, To Say the Least, worse for wear

make the best of something

to do as well as possible with something that is not too promising. I don't like it, but I will try to make the best of my summer landscaping job by getting a good tan. I will make the best of it, for a while anyway.
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make the best of

To accept (a bad situation) in as good a light as possible.
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