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Meaning of "as best one can" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AS BEST ONE CAN

as best one can play
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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AS BEST ONE CAN

as a matter of course
as a matter of fact
as a rule
as a whole
as against
as alike as chalk and cheese
as all that
as broad as it is long
as dead as a dodo
as dead as a doornail
as dull as ditchwater
as far as
as far as I can see
as for
as from
as good as
as good as gold
as good as one´s word
as hell
as how

WORDS THAT END LIKE AS BEST ONE CAN

aerosol can
ash can
beer can
carry the can
garbage can
glass can
in the can
jerry can
milk can
petrol can
spray can
Sterno can
tin can
trash can
watering can

Synonyms and antonyms of as best one can in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «as best one can» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AS BEST ONE CAN

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Translator English - Chinese

作为最好的一个CAN
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

como mejor una lata
570 millions of speakers

English

as best one can
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सबसे अच्छा एक कर सकते हैं के रूप में
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كأفضل علبة واحدة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

как лучшее, что можно
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

da melhor maneira possível
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হিসাবে ভাল এক করতে পারেন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

comme on peut
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sebagai yang terbaik
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

so gut man kann
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

最高の1缶など
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

최고의 한 수 로
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Minangka sing paling apik
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

như một người có thể tốt nhất
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சிறந்த ஒரு முடியும் என
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सर्वोत्तम एक म्हणून
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

En iyisi olarak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

come meglio si può
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

jak można najlepiej
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

як найкраще, що можна
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ca cel mai bine o cutie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

όσο καλύτερα μπορεί κανείς να
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

as die beste een blikkie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

efter bästa förmåga
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

som best man kan
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of as best one can

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AS BEST ONE CAN»

The term «as best one can» is regularly used and occupies the 61.591 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AS BEST ONE CAN» OVER TIME

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AS BEST ONE CAN»

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In Other Worlds: Essays In Cultural Politics
The most responsible “choice” seems to be to know it as best one can, recognize it as best one can, and, through one's necessarily inadequate interpretation, to work to change it, to acknowledge the challenge of: “Men make their own history,  ...
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, 2012
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Oxford Dictionary of English
phrases all the best said or written to wish a person well on ending a letter or parting. as best one can (or may) as effectively as possible under the circumstances: I went about myjob as best I could. at best taking the most optimistic view: what ...
Angus Stevenson, 2010
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Personal Immortality by Automatic All-Natural Processes: A ...
I think that one should just try to live life fully, enthusiastically, generously, and exuberantly with good will and good cheer as best one can; all the while improving on one's circumstances where possible. Then the "blue bird of happiness" will ...
Everett Cheney, 2010
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Research in Radiology: Proceedings of an Informal ...
... it is possible it seems to me that the most desirable way to proceed is to pool one's clinical judgment as best one can, to specify in detail as nearly as one can the nature of the treatment schedule and to proceed from that point: Another ...
National Research Council (U.S.). Subcommittee on Radiobiology, Henry S. Kaplan, 1958
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Chomsky: Language, Mind and Politics
More specifically, he adds, “it is a moral imperative to find out and tell the truth as best one can, about things that matter, to the right audience” (1996: 55). This “is often hard, and can be personally costly, particularly for those who are more ...
James McGilvray, 2013
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Chambers Pocket Dictionary
as best one can as well as one can. — at best considered in the most favourable way; in the best circumstances. — at the best of times in the most favourable circumstances. — for the best likely or intended to have the best results possible.
Elaine Higgleton, Howard Sargeant, Anne Seaton, 1992
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Personhood, Creativity, and Freedom
If one is to rely upon one's moral sensitivity and creative imagination one must be assured, as best one can, that one is genuinely open to the situation and not bound by a compelling ego-need. But then — granted this danger — one can ...
Eliot Deutsch, 1982
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The American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms, Second Edition
Also see NEITHER HERE NOR THERE. best 0 In addition to the idioms beginning with BEST, also see ALL FOR THE BEST; ALL THE BEST; AS BEST ONE CAN; AT BEST; AT ONE'S BEST; COME OFF (SECOND-BEST); DO ONE'S BEST; ...
Christine Ammer, 2013
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Missing Pieces V: An alternative Guide to Canadian ...
The vow includes telling the truth as best one can know it, sharing that truth as a teacher as best one can explain to the young mind not knowing it, and keeping all of it open to question about its meaning. For the adolescent, the school should  ...
Denise Doherty-Delorme, 2004
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Chambers concise dictionary
[Anglo-Saxon betst, 19c as verb] ♢ all the best! colloq a parting salutation wishing someone good luck, happiness, etc. as best one can as well as one can. at best considered in the most favourable way; in the best of circumstances, at the best ...
Ian Brookes, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AS BEST ONE CAN»

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Osakis Voices - Ever thought of being a county commissioner?
... when you have worked hard to provide the services the residents want, yet being very aware of watching the pocketbook, as best one can. «Osakis Review, Jun 15»
2
A lawman who looks around corners
Mr. Tharp worked both vice and homicide as a young cop and has learned, he tells me, as best one can, how to “do the best you can and leave ... «Toledo Blade, May 15»
3
In Conversation: Ian MacNeil
IM: Well, one does these things, and one does them as best one can and tries to be clear without words, meaning that audience don't hear you ... «FelixOnline, May 15»
4
The Logic of Lesser Evilism
... when dealing with whack jobs or worse (like those Zionist donors falling in behind Cruz), the wisest course is to ignore them, as best one can. «CounterPunch, Mar 15»
5
Is Tory's Texas trip taxpayer money well spent?
... we have — that we sort of figure out that formula as best one can so that we can use that in attracting those companies to come to Toronto.”. «Toronto Sun, Mar 15»
6
Get the contract right to avoid disputes such as the e-Borders skirmish
Getting the contract right or as best one can and managing it, involves a very substantial investment in time and resource. It is also recognised ... «Supply Management, Mar 15»
7
Up Late: Fire 1, Timbers 1, friendly recap
... but it seems unlikely that they were actually interrelated. Sleep comes upon one, and one deals as best one can. Gaston Fernandez dropping ... «Hot Time In Old Town, Feb 15»
8
The Money You and Loved Ones May Be Leaving on the Table
I began with spousal benefits. They were not intended, as best one can tell, to benefit two-earner families with above-average incomes. «Huffington Post, Feb 15»
9
Footballers' Salaries Are Going Up; Sky And BT Bid £5.136 Billion …
This in turn means that there's significant competition to hire the players that can assure (assure as best one can that is) the maintenance, or the ... «Forbes, Feb 15»
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(Updated) LISTEN NOW: The Road to WrestleMania 31 Continues …
Processing as best one can the untimely demises of Chris Benoit and Eddie Guerrero. - The blame Lesnar and Goldberg shoulder for the ... «Wrestlezone, Jan 15»

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