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I want the very best for my family.
If you go to Ireland in June, you should have the best of the weather.
She's a city lawyer, so she can afford the best of everything.
Well, I have to go, so all the best and see you soon.
His chances of victory are, at best, uncertain.
The government's response seems to have been at best confused and at worst dishonest.
I'd only just got out of bed, so I wasn't at my best.
To see New England at its best, you should come in September when the leaves start to change colour.
Persuading the bank to lend you money is a difficult task at the best of times.
He's failed all his exams, but perhaps it's for the best because he's not really the academic type.
Their new drug was effective and safe, and, best of all, it was very cheap to manufacture.
Enjoying the combination of five star luxury with our friendly personal service, you'll have the best of both worlds.
I think you're taking a big risk, but anyway, best of luck!
I don't know if I can finish the whole job in one day, but I'll do my best.
The contest ended with no clear winner but, of the two, I think George had the best of it.
There was no one to help me, so I just had to make the best of it.
Having missed his train, he decided to make the best of a bad job by having a leisurely meal.
I promise to carry out my duties to the best of my ability.
To the best of my knowledge, no similar book has been published.
If young Larry goes on playing like this, he'll be up there with the best of them in a few years' time.
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