(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 ?
All these useless regrets were getting me in a bad way; but at last I shook myself and tried to put such things out of my mind and take hold of conditions as they existed and do my level best to wrest victory from defeat.
"I did my level best to leave you behind, but you wouldn't listen to me."
'I will try my level best to sign the Mainline-II (ML-II) with the Chinese government during this visit of prime minister that will also create numerous job opportunities,' Sheikh Rashid added.
I'll InshaALLAH (God willing) try my level best to do justice to the duty assigned and I pray to ALLAH to help me making Pakistan a true Islamic welfare state'.
'I did not intend to contest the elections but after noticing the abysmal condition of city's cricket I decided to contest the elections and upon succeeding I will do my level best to put KCCA on strong footing so that it does not rely on PCB,' said Omar.
I'll try my level best to make it through the qualifiers and look forward to a good tournament," she said.
I will be aiming to come back fitter and stronger and ready to do my best to challenge for a place, and I will also be doing my level best to help those boys improve and learn because they are absolutely brilliant characters."
I got hurt, but I tried my level best to be in the competition," Mink said.
In his message, Acting Governor said, I would try my level best to perform my duties in an effective way.
Here I tried my level best and got silver, but in the Youth Olympic Games of Singapore, I will try my level best to bag a gold," he added.
MY LEVEL BEST: Benayoun hails his equaliser on an afternoon when Adebayor (right) scored for City with a fine header
Mr Ahern replied: "I will do my level best to concentrate on the core priorities and that is the fight against crime.
Durham has a reputation as a force that is second to none and I will be doing my level best to make sure it stays that way."
'I will be trying my level best to bring more international football action to Pakistan.
In his message, Acting Governor said, " I would try my level best to perform my duties in an effective way.