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English definition of “give sth your best shot”

give sth your best shot

informal
to do something as well as you canTrying and making an effortEffort and expending energy
(Definition of give sth your best shot from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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