do your utmost

do your utmost
do as much as you can, do whatever you can
  

Pat did his utmost to save her, but she fell into the pool.


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  • try your utmost — do/try/your utmost (to do something) phrase to try as hard as possible Dan was doing his utmost to be helpful. Thesaurus: to try hard to do or get somethingsynonym Main entry: utmost …   Useful english dictionary

  • try your utmost to do something — do/try/your utmost (to do something) phrase to try as hard as possible Dan was doing his utmost to be helpful. Thesaurus: to try hard to do or get somethingsynonym Main entry: utmost …   Useful english dictionary

  • do your utmost to do something — do/try/your utmost (to do something) phrase to try as hard as possible Dan was doing his utmost to be helpful. Thesaurus: to try hard to do or get somethingsynonym Main entry: utmost …   Useful english dictionary

  • Utmost — Ut most , n. The most that can be; the farthest limit; the greatest power, degree, or effort; as, he has done his utmost; try your utmost. [1913 Webster] We have tried the utmost of our friends. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • utmost — [[t]ʌ̱tmoʊst[/t]] 1) ADJ: ADJ n (emphasis) You can use utmost to emphasize the importance or seriousness of something or to emphasize the way that it is done. It is a matter of the utmost urgency to find out what has happened to these people...… …   English dictionary

  • utmost — 1 adjective the utmost importance/respect/care etc the greatest possible importance etc: a matter of the utmost importance 2 noun (singular) 1 the most that can be done: Both runners had pushed themselves to the utmost. 2 do your utmost to try as …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • utmost — /ˈʌtmoʊst / (say utmohst) adjective 1. of the greatest or highest degree, quantity, or the like; greatest: of the utmost importance. 2. being at the farthest point or extremity; farthest: the utmost boundary of the East. –noun Also, uttermost. 3 …  

  • utmost, the — ut|most, the [ ʌt,moust ] noun the greatest amount or degree possible: She was determined to make the utmost of every opportunity. do/try your utmost (to do something) to try as hard as possible: Dan was doing his utmost to be helpful …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • utmost — [ˈʌtməʊst] adj I as much as possible We attach the utmost importance to public safety.[/ex] II noun [singular] utmost [ˈʌtməʊst] the greatest amount or degree possible • do/try your utmost (to do sth) to try as hard as possible[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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