put your best foot forward

put (one's) best foot forward

To try to act as an ideal version of oneself, typically to try to impress others. You really need to put your best foot forward in the interview if you want to get this job.
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put your best foot forward

COMMON If you put your best foot forward, you work hard and quickly. Put your best foot forward and take the attitude that there is a solution to every problem you are likely to face. Most public companies will try to put their best foot forward when it comes to communicating with shareholders.
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put your best foot forward

embark on an undertaking with as much speed, effort, and determination as possible.
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put your best foot ˈforward

go, work, etc. as fast as you can: If we put our best foot forward, we should be there by noon.
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With more than 100 exhibitors, this is a chance to put your best foot forward and see the latest moves in everything from ballet to salsa.
PUT your best foot forward to raise cash to combat breast cancer with a 60km walking weekend in Birmingham.
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So if you've worked hard to deliver on your promises, aren't in bed with the board and can't cook to save your life, put your best foot forward and tell the world what you're doing right.
This is not a false promise - it is a guarantee that the first $6,000 and possibly $12,000 or more will belong to you if you put your best foot forward and say, I will live my dreams,'' Cardenas told the volunteers, most of whom are seniors and were thus not eligible for the scholarships but offered their time anyway.
Put your best foot forward for National Walk for Health & Fitness Month
To All Disabled in War DON'T turn around and walk into the dark Put your best foot forward and walk tall and proud And into the start of a brand new day and life For your dreams will carry you through the long night And you'll awaken to the bright morning light Dream of your children and wives and of the happy lives You had together dream of you and your friends All playing happily together on the swings in the park So don't turn around and walk into the dark Put your best foot forward and walk tall and proud Into the start of a brand new day and life.
Put your best foot forward Put your best foot forward " There's also a good chance many of us are squeezing into the wrong-sized shoes.
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