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Meaning of "do one's level best" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DO ONE'S LEVEL BEST

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DO ONE'S LEVEL BEST

do down
do duty for
do for
do honour to
do in
do justice to
do like a dinner
do one´s bit
do one´s block
do one´s cruet
do one´s nana
do one´s nut
do one´s stuff
do oneself justice
do or die
do out
do over
do someone dirt
do someone proud
do the business

WORDS THAT END LIKE DO ONE'S LEVEL BEST

all the best
at best
best
come off second best
drabbest
for the best
give someone the best
glibbest
had best
personal best
second best
second-best
six of the best
Sunday best
the best

Synonyms and antonyms of do one's level best in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «do one's level best» into 25 languages

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Find out the translation of do one's level best to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
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Translator English - Chinese

做自己的最好水平
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hacer mejor nuestro nivel
570 millions of speakers

English

do one´s level best
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एक स्तर से पूरी करते
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تفعل أفضل مستوى واحد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

выполнять свой уровень лучше
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

fazer o seu nível melhor
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

এক এর স্তর সেরা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

faire son meilleur niveau
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Buat tahap terbaik
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Führen Sie einen Niveau besten
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

自分のレベルに最善を尽くし
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

하나 의 수준 최선을
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nindakake tingkat paling apik
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

làm mức độ của một người tốt nhất
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒருவரின் நிலை சிறந்தது
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एखाद्याच्या पातळीवर सर्वोत्तम करा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

En iyisini yapmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

fare del proprio meglio livellato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

do własnego poziomu najlepszy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

виконувати свій рівень краще
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

face un nivel de cel mai bun
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κάνουμε ένα επίπεδο καλύτεροι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

doen ´n mens se vlak beste
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

göra sitt yttersta för
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gjøre ens nivå beste
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of do one's level best

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DO ONE'S LEVEL BEST»

The term «do one's level best» is regularly used and occupies the 99.679 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DO ONE'S LEVEL BEST» OVER TIME

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DO ONE'S LEVEL BEST»

Discover the use of do one's level best in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to do one's level best and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Rajpal Dictionary Of English Idioms & Phrases
... hair: Comb one's hair * After changing my dress I do my hair before a mirror Do one's kind: To act according to one's nature * Everybody has to do his kind because it is rather difficult to change what one is born with Do one's level best: To do ...
Shori, A K, 2010
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Level Best: Delivering the Framework for Teaching English
2 the greatest effort; one's utn do one's level best to do one's very best; to make every effort. level noun a stage or degree of progress (e.g. took exams at an advanced level). pun noun the use of a word or phrase that can be understood in two ...
Michael Ross, Keith West, 2002
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Roget's Thesaurus:
(persevere) 604.1; work one's way, fight one's way, lay about one, hammer at. take pains; do one's best, do one's level best, do one's utmost; give one hundred percent, do the best one can, do all one can, do all in one's power, do as much as  ...
Dr. Peter Mark Roget
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Cassell's Dictionary of Slang
SE do one's level best] do one's lolly v. see DO THE LOLLY v. do one's luck v. [ 1910s+] (Aus.) to use up or run out of luck. [DO IN v. (2)] do one's nana v. [1940s+ ] to lose one's temper. [NANA n. (2)] do one's no-manners v. [1980s] 1 to defecate  ...
Jonathon Green, 2005
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Chambers Universal Learners' Dictionary
... the level crossing are closed to prevent cars crossing the railway tine. .level- ' headed adj having good sense: He is very level-headed and can think quickly in an emergency; a level-headed young woman. do one's level best (in/) to do one's  ...
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A Thesaurus of English Phrases with Japanese Equivalents
Afctftlf L L\ Do one's level best, to -to put forth all one's power; to do all that one can. &^JfcS£~f Do one's utmost, to — io do everything within one's power, [u] _fc Door must be either shut or open, the— it must be one way or the other. JMWtl jb' fi ...
Eigo Kyôju Kenkyû Kai, 1905
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms
a red-letter day see red. to the letter exactly; following every detail: He folloived his father's instructions to the letter. level do one's level best see best. find one's/ it's (own) level to find the place, rank etc to which one/it naturally belongs: She felt  ...
Elizabeth McLaren Kirkpatrick, C. M. Schwarz, 1993
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Delivering the Framework for Teaching English
2 the greatest effort; one's utmost. do one's level best to do one's very best; to make every effort. level noun a stage or degree of progress (e.g. took exams at an advanced level). pun noun the use of a word or phrase that can be understood in ...
Michael Ross, Keith West, 2001
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Fun with Idioms
DO ONE'S LEVEL BEST Hans and Gertrude are doing their level best to climb Mt. Everest. "We did our level best to reach the top last year, but we failed," Hans said. "That's why we're taking a new route this year," Gertrude grinned. To do one's ...
John Smithback, 2005
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The American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms, Second Edition
Also, do one's heart good. Please, gratify, give satisfaction. For example, It does my heart good to see the young couple so happy. do one's best Also, do one's level best or one's damnedest. Perform as well as one can, do the utmost possible, ...
Christine Ammer, 2013

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Quick Drive: 2011 GMC Sierra Denali 2500 4WD Crew Cab
... shoot, and do one's level best to keep the rig approximately centered in its lane. And believe me, “approximately” really is the operative word. «Winding Road Magazine, Sep 10»

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