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put one's best foot forward

Definition of put one's best foot forward in English:

Embark on an undertaking with as much effort and determination as possible.
Example sentences
  • ‘Politics is about putting your best foot forward and putting the other person in the worst light,’ Mr. Goldstein said.
  • It's all about the business and putting your best foot forward.
  • I mean, sure, you get disappointed because you go out there putting your best foot forward.
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Word of the day prepotent
Pronunciation: prɪˈpəʊt(ə)nt
adjective
greater than others in power or influence