Translation of "best" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary
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best noun [S]
› the most excellent in a group of things or people
My tastes are simple - I only like the best.
He wanted the best for his children - good schools, a nice house and trips abroad.
I like all of Hitchcock's films, but I think 'Notorious' is the best.
Chris and I are the best of friends (= We are very close friends).
Good and excellent things all the best! mainly UK informal › used to say goodbye or to end a letter to someone you know well
Written greetingsLetters, notes and cards at best › even when considered in the most positive way
The food was bland at best, and at worst completely inedible.
Good, better and bestInformal words for goodQuite good, or not very good at its best › at the highest standard that can be achieved
The documentary was an example of investigative journalism at its best.
Good, better and bestInformal words for goodQuite good, or not very good be at your best › to be as active or intelligent as you can be
I'm not at my best in the morning.
Energetic and lively best of all › this is the most pleasing thing
There was wonderful food, good company and, best of all, a jazz band.
Good, better and bestInformal words for goodQuite good, or not very good best of luck › an expression used to wish someone success before an examination or a difficult activity
Best of luck with your exams!
We would like to wish you the (very) best of luck with your move to the States.
Good luck and bad luck the best of › In a sport such as tennis, if you play the best of a particular number of games, you play that number of games and the winner is the player who wins the greatest number of those games
Shall we play the best of five?
Tennis and racket sportsScoring, winning and losing in sportWinning and defeatingLosing and being defeated do/try your best › to make the greatest effort possible
It doesn't matter if you fail, just do your best.
Trying and making an effortEffort and expending energy have had the best of › If you have had the best of something, you have enjoyed the most pleasant part of it, and everything that is left is worse
I think we've already had the best of the hot weather this summer.
Deteriorating and making worse to the best of your ability › as well as you can
Just do the job to the best of your ability.
Skilled, talented and able to the best of my knowledge/belief › from what I know and understand from the information that I have
To the best of my knowledge, the chemicals which were found are not dangerous.
Knowledge and awareness
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