make the best of

idiom

Definition of make the best of

1 : to use (something) in an effective way We may not get another chance, so we need to make the best of this opportunity.
2 : to deal with (a bad situation) as well as possible Life is not very good right now—but let's try to make the best of it. (British) We're trying to make the best of a bad job.

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“Make the best of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20the%20best%20of. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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