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Translation of "best" - English-Spanish dictionary

best

adjective, pronoun /best/
(something which is) good to the greatest extent mejor She wrote the best book on the subject This is the best (that) I can do She is my best friend Which method is (the) best? The flowers are at their best just now.
best man noun
a man who helps the bridegroom at a wedding padrino de boda The best man was looking after the ring.
bestseller noun
something (usually a book) which sells very many copies best seller, éxito de ventas Ernest Hemingway wrote several bestsellers.
the best part of
most of; nearly (all of) la mayoría (de) I’ve read the best part of two hundred books on the subject.
do one’s best
to try as hard as possible hacer lo posible He did his best to be there on time.
for the best
intended to have the best results possible con la mejor intención, para el bien de alguien We don’t want to send our son away to boarding school, but we’re doing it for the best.
get the best of
to win, or get some advantage from, (a fight, argument etc) salir ganando He was shouting a lot, but I think I got the best of the argument.
make the best of it
to do all one can to turn a failure etc into something successful tomarse algo lo mejor posible, ver el lado bueno de algo She is disappointed at not getting into university, but she’ll just have to make the best of it and find a job.
(Definition of best from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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