do one's damnedest

do one's damnedest
To do ones utmost; to make every effort or to try every possible approach or way.

I think hell do his damnedest to become CEO one day.


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  • do one's damnedest — /damdˈəst/ (informal) To do one s very best • • • Main Entry: ↑damn * * * do (or try) one s damnedest do or try one s utmost …   Useful english dictionary

  • do one's damnedest — ► do (or try) one s damnedest do (or try) one s utmost. Main Entry: ↑damned …   English terms dictionary

  • try one's damnedest — ► do (or try) one s damnedest do (or try) one s utmost. Main Entry: ↑damned …   English terms dictionary

  • do (or try) one's damnedest — do (or try) one s utmost. → damned …   English new terms dictionary

  • damnedest — n. (colloq.) utmost to do, try one s damnedest * * * [ dæmdɪst] try one s damnedest (colloq.) [ utmost ] to do …   Combinatory dictionary

  • damnedest — or damndest noun Date: 1682 utmost, best used chiefly in the phrase do one s damnedest < doing my damnedest to win > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • damnedest — /ˈdæmdəst/ (say damduhst) noun Colloquial the limit of personal effort, or an object s or element s natural function: to do one s damnedest. {damned + est} …   Australian-English dictionary

  • do one's best — verb perform a task as well as possible (Freq. 3) The cast gives full measure every night • Syn: ↑go all out, ↑give one s best, ↑give full measure • Hypernyms: ↑do, ↑perform …   Useful english dictionary

  • do one's best — we ll do our best to make sure you get a good education Syn: do one s utmost, try one s hardest, make every effort, do all one can, give one s all; informal bend over backwards, do one s damnedest, go all out, pull out all the stops, bust a gut,… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • damned — [damd] adjective informal used to emphasize one s anger or frustration. ↘(damnedest) N. Amer. used to emphasize the surprising nature of something: the damnedest thing I ever saw. Phrases do (or try) one s damnedest do (or try) one s utmost …   English new terms dictionary

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