best

I
adj.

1) best to + inf. (it is best not to speak of it in public)

2) best that + clause; subj. (it is best that she say/should say nothing to the press)

II
n.

1) to do, give; try one's (level) best

2) to make the best (of smt.)

3) to get the best (of smb.)

4) to look one's best

5) one's level best

6) next, second best

7) one's best to + inf. (she tried her best to finish the job on time)

8) at one's best (she is not at her best in the morning)

9) for the best (it turned out for the best)

10) in the best of (he's not in the best of health)

11) in one's Sunday best

12) to the best of (to the best of my ability)

13) (misc.) (colloq.) give my best to your family

* * *
[best]
try one's (level) best
subj. (it is best that she say/should say nothing to the press)
(misc.) (colloq.) give my best to your family
in one's Sunday best
one's level best
to do
to look one's best
best that + clause
in the best of (he's not in the best of health)
best to + inf. (it is best not to speak of it in public)
for the best (it turned out for the best)
to get the best (of smb.)
to make the best (of smt.)
at one's best (she is not at her best in the morning)
one's best to + inf. (she tried her best to finish the job on time)
to the best of (to the best of my ability)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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