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to the best of one's ability

Definition of to the best of one's ability in English:

As well as one can: Conrad must do his job to the best of his abilities
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  • My only advice for my sister was to use her military training to the best of her ability and stay strong.
  • He puts so much into everything he does that those around him are inspired to perform to the best of their ability: there is such a strong desire not to let him down.
  • The following is, to the best of my ability, a recreation of the factual debate between two of the presenters who shall go unnamed.
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