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to the best of

To the utmost extent of, especially of one's ability, knowledge, or power. For example, I'm sure he'll do it to the best of his ability, or To the best of my knowledge, they arrive tomorrow. [c. 1500]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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