One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Do the best that one can.‘it's not easy, but I'm going to give it my best shot’
- ‘That's not to say we won't be giving it our best shot.’
- ‘He takes a deep breath and gives it his best shot.’
- ‘It will be difficult as there is only a team of three, but I will be giving it my best shot.’
- ‘I don't mind losing as long as you give it your best shot.’
- ‘I'm not so bothered about the result as long as we perform well and everybody gives it their best shot.’
- ‘Go out there and win or at least give it your best shot.’
- ‘You can only give it your best shot and if the critics don't like it, that's too bad.’
- ‘This may well prove then to be a complete waste of time, but go out there and give it your best shot.’
- ‘The boys are confident and ready to give it their best shot.’
- ‘He said: ‘I am giving it my best shot and hoping that we raise as much money as possible so we can help find a cure for Lily quickly.’’
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