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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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

level best

see under do one's best.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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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American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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Gallagher added: "When you ride one of these big- priced horses in the National, you just do your level best to get round.