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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.
Translations of “with the best will in the world”
in Chinese (Traditional) (用於表示無法做某事)儘管我是真心願意…
in Chinese (Simplified) (用于表示无法做某事)尽管我真心愿意…
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