try (one's) damnedest

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try (one's) damnedest

To put forth the maximum amount of energy or effort toward some task or goal. Money is a little tight at the moment, but I'll try my damndest to be there for your wedding.
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do/try your ˈdamnedest

(informal) try very hard; make a very great effort: He was doing his damnedest to make me feel uncomfortable so that I would leave.
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So they try their damnedest to hold on to that 'age barrier' for as long as possible.
One can never patch things up after such barbarity, although the surgeons did try their damnedest. One will never tell, during family gatherings, the amusing anecdote of the time Uncle Ken had his manhood sliced off.
Of course, none of the riders actually believe that the results of last night's competition give an exact evaluation of their merits, but sure as hell they try their damnedest. "It's a great chance to show what we can do," says Wilson who, incredibly, didn't start racing until she'd finished high school in 2004.
Teams focus on defence and try their damnedest not to give anything away.