all one can do

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used to say there is no other action a person can takeAll she can do is hope for the best.

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“All one can do.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/all%20one%20can%20do. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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