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English definition of “as much as you can do”

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as much as you can do

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If you say something is as much as you can do, you manage to do it, but with great difficulty: I felt so ill this morning, it was as much as I could do to get out of bed.
Translations of “as much as you can do”
in Chinese (Traditional) 竭盡全力才能做到…
in Chinese (Simplified) 尽最大努力才能做到…
(Definition of as much as you can do from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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