as best one can

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Definition of as best one can

: as well, skillfully, or accurately as one can She answered their questions as best she could. You don't have to do it perfectly. Just do it the best you can.

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“As best one can.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/as%20best%20one%20can. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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