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at bestIn the most favorable of conditions; at the most.
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best betThe best proposal or plan.
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best regardsUsed as a polite closing of a letter.
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level bestThe very best that one can do.
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best laid plansA proverbial expression used to signify the futility of making detailed plans when the outcome is uncertain.
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as best one canIn the best possible way, given the circumstances.
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best of both worldsA combination of two seemingly contradictory benefits.
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best of the bunchThe best or most preferred person or item within a group.
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at the best of timesAt most.
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diamonds are a girl's best friendA statement that suggests, while love is a luxury, material wealth (particularly jewellery) is more valuable in the long run.
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experience is the best teacherLessons learned from experience are the most lasting.
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give it one's best shotTo make one's best effort or attempt; to try as hard as possible.
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honesty is the best policyHonesty is the most honorable and fulfilling way to live one's life.
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hunger is the best sauceBeing hungry makes one less concerned about the taste of one's food.
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hunger is the best spiceWhen one is hungry, anything will taste good.
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laughter is the best medicineIt is healthy to laugh.
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put one's best foot forwardTo show oneself in the best or most positive way possible; to make a favorable impression.
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revenge is a dish best served coldAn expression that emotional detachment is ideal when taking revenge, as one is righting the wrongs that have been done to the doer.
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do the best and live the restFirst do your work with your 100% dont think about the result
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he who laughs last laughs bestsuccess is better after having previously endured ridicule.
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omgTo start; never end conversation of the best conversation you ever had in your life .
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crème de la crèmeBest of the best; something that's superlative. The very best.
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desperate times call for desperate measuresIn adverse circumstances actions that might have been rejected under other circumstances may become the best choice.
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as far as one knowsTo the best of one's knowledge.
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be the way to goRepresent the best of all possible options or courses of action; pre-eminate over all other choices or alternatives.
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cherry pickTo select only the best from a range of options.
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cherry pickingSelecting only the best from a group or other range of choices.
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cherry-pickTo pick out the best, or most desirable items from a list or group, especially to obtain some advantage or to present something in the best possible light.
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crab mentalityA way of thinking best described by the phrase "if I can't have it, neither can you." The metaphor refers to a pot of crabs in which one tries to escape over the side, but is relentlessly pulled down by the others in the pot.
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cream of the cropThe best or most desirable among some selection.
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dead men tell no talesOnce someone is dead, they can no longer communicate, hence killing someone is the best way to keep him/her quiet.
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deliver the message to garciaProgrammers are consistently dehumanized because so many do indeed deliver the message to Garcia only to be at best ignored.
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drug of choiceThe best-choice medication to treat a particular medical problem.
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first rateSuperb, exceptional; of the best sort; very high quality.
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flowerThe best examples or representatives of a group.
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flowerThe best state of things; the prime.
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garbage in, garbage out(computing, information technology) If input data is not complete, accurate, and timely, then the resulting output is unreliable and of no useful value.1963, Raymond Crowley, "Robot Tax Collector Seeks Indications of 'Fudging'," Times Daily (Alabama, USA), 1 April (retrieved 26 July 2010):Officials explained that the quality of the computer's work depends on the quality of the data fed into it. Neil Hoke, administrative assistant to Stewart, quoted an adage of computer men: "Garbage in, garbage out."2008, Roger K. Lewis, "'In Architectural Design, Brains and Talent Trump the Best Software," Washington Post, 19 July (retrieved 26 July 2010):The old caveat "GIGO"
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glad ragsbest clothes
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he who laughs last laughs hardestAlternative form of he who laughs last laughs best.
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high cottonThe best of times; a time of well being.
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horses for coursesThe practice of choosing the best person for a particular job.
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make a virtue of necessityTo make the best of a difficult situation; to recast or portray an action or situation in which one has no alternatives as an action or situation which was deliberately chosen on its merits.
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nobody's perfectUsed when someone's mistakes or flaws are acknowledged, to remind that everyone else makes mistakes and has flaws1995, New York Magazine Vol. 28, No. 5, 30 January 1995, The de-moralization of society (Book Review)Hypocrisy, particularly in sexual matters, is excused on the grounds that hey, nobody's perfect, and at least folks back then felt bad enough to lie.2000, Madonna, Nobody's PerfectI feel so sad. What I did wasn't right. I feel so bad and I must say to you: Sorry, but nobody's perfect. Nobody's perfect. What did you expect? I'm doing my best
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number oneFirst; foremost; best.
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pick of the litterThe best person or item in a group.
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play old harryBlenkiron and I have been moving in the best circles as skilled American engineers who are going to play Old Harry with the British on the Tigris. — John Buchan, "Greenmantle", 1916..
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sell ice to eskimosTo persuade people to go against their best interests or to accept something unnecessary or preposterous.
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short of a lengthOf a ball that pitches short of a good length; a ball that bounces closer to the bowler than the area of the pitch regarded as the best for dismissing or restricting the scoring of the batsman.
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silence is goldenPeace and quiet have immense value.Often the best choice is to say nothing.
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the early bird gets the wormWhoever arrives first has the best chance of success; some opportunities are only available to the first competitors.
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