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best  


      adj  
1       the superlative of       good  
2    most excellent of a particular group, category, etc  
3    most suitable, advantageous, desirable, attractive, etc  
4    the best part of   most of  
the best part of an hour     
5    put one's best foot forward  
a    to do one's utmost to make progress  
b    to hurry  
      adv  
6       the superlative of       well  
7    in a manner surpassing all others; most excellently, advantageously, attractively, etc  
8    in combination   in or to the greatest degree or extent; most  
the best-loved hero     
9    as best one can or may   as effectively as possible within one's limitations  
10    had best   would be wise, sensible, etc., to  
you had best go now     
      n  
11    the best   the most outstanding or excellent person, thing, or group in a category  
12    often preceded by: at   the most excellent, pleasing, or skilled quality or condition  
journalism at its best     
13    the most effective effort of which a person or group is capable  
even their best was inadequate     
14    a winning majority  
the best of three games     
15      (Also)    all the best   best wishes  
she sent him her best     
16    a person's smartest outfit of clothing  
17    at best  
a    in the most favourable interpretation  
b    under the most favourable conditions  
18    for the best  
a    for an ultimately good outcome  
b    with good intentions  
he meant it for the best     
19    get or have the best of   to surpass, defeat, or outwit; better  
20    give (someone) the best   to concede (someone's) superiority  
21    make the best of   to cope as well as possible in the unfavourable circumstances of (often in the phrases make the best of a bad job, make the best of it)  
22    six of the best  
Informal   six strokes with a cane on the buttocks or hand  
      vb  
23    tr   to gain the advantage over or defeat  
     (Old English betst; related to Gothic batista, Old High German bezzist)  


Best  
      n  
1    Charles Herbert. 1899--1978, Canadian physiologist: associated with Banting and Macleod in their discovery of insulin in 1922  
2    George. born 1946, Northern Ireland footballer  
best-ball  
      adj     (Golf)   of, relating to, or denoting a match in which one player competes against the best individual totals of two or more other players at each hole  
best boy  
      n     (Chiefly U.S.)   the assistant to the senior electrician or to the key grip in a film crew  
best end  
      n   the end of the neck of lamb, pork, etc., nearest to the ribs  
best girl  
      n  
Archaic   one's sweetheart  
best man  
      n   the (male) attendant of the bridegroom at a wedding  
second-best  
      adj  
1    next to the best  
2    come off second best  
Informal   to be defeated in competition  
      n  
  second best  
3    an inferior alternative  
Sunday best  
      n   one's best clothes, esp. regarded as those most suitable for churchgoing  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
exp.
It is healthy to laugh
[US]
exp.
home is the best place to be no matter where it is
v.
be the best; shine; dominate
"He/She rocks!/ You rock!" - it's said with admiration for someone whom you consider the best
exp.
The duck's nuts, the best, the top.
n.
award for the best dog in a dog show
At French dog shows they use the English expression
exp.
acronym of As Far As I Know, from the best of my knowledge, according to the information that I have
exp.
the best, the dog's bollocks , the bee's knees
exp.
the duck's nuts, the best, the dog's bollocks
n.
a very creative person; someone who is always able to come up with fresh ideas
[Bus.]
n.
Something that as soon as it is done becomes decided upon to repeat the next year and years to come. Does not necessarily have to had been done previous years to be defined an instant tradition.
exp.
come on
Slang; written abbreviation, there`s no difference in pronunciation for "c`mon "and "come on".
exp.
quit disobeying; start acting like someone would want to
E.g. Finally, her husband has come to heel and they will buy a new car, as she wants.
n.
best friend
[Neologism]
adj.
liked best of all
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exp.
your best clothes that you wear on special occasions
exp.
means "that's just the way it is"
c'est comme ça, point barre
id.
expression referring to the belief that those who hold the power are entitled to anything
adj.
the decision is yours
exp.
something is easy to do
n.
charver is another word for chav
If you lived in Newcastle you would know it. Common in NE England
n.
grunt work is hard, uninteresting work
US informal
exp.
he is a very good seller
n.
to release sth that is tied up
exp.
expression used when nothing is going well
n.
term coined by the James Bond movie, meaning that a great danger will come for Bond to overcome
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