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English definition of “with the best will in the world”

with the best will in the world

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used to mean "I would like to if I possibly could", in a situation where you cannot do something: With the best will in the world, I can't employ him in the shop unless I can trust him.Connecting words which express a contrast
(Definition of with the best will in the world from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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