put best foot forward


put best foot forward
   If someone puts their best foot forward, they do something as fast as they can.
   

It's a long way to the station, but if I put my best foot forward I should catch the next train.


English Idioms & idiomatic expressions. 2014.

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  • put your best foot forward — phrase to start trying hard to behave or work as well as you can Thesaurus: to work hardsynonym Main entry: foot * * * put your best foot forward 1 US : to behave very well so that someone will like you and approve of you …   Useful english dictionary

  • put one's best foot forward — {v. phr.}, {informal} To try to make a good impression; try to make a good appearance; do one s best. * /During courtship, it is natural to put your best foot forward./ * /When Ted applied for the job he put his best foot forward./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put one's best foot forward — {v. phr.}, {informal} To try to make a good impression; try to make a good appearance; do one s best. * /During courtship, it is natural to put your best foot forward./ * /When Ted applied for the job he put his best foot forward./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put (your) best foot forward — 1. to do something as well as you can. Make sure you put your best foot forward for tonight s performance. 2. to start to walk more quickly. You ll have to put your best foot forward if you want to be there by nine …   New idioms dictionary

  • put one's best foot forward — see under ↑foot • • • Main Entry: ↑best put one s best foot forward To make one s best effort • • • Main Entry: ↑foot * * * embark on an undertaking with as much effort and determination as possible …   Useful english dictionary

  • put your best foot forward — If you ut your best foot forward, you try your best to do something …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • put one's best foot forward — ► put one s best foot forward begin with as much effort and determination as possible. Main Entry: ↑foot …   English terms dictionary

  • put\ one's\ best\ foot\ forward — v. phr. informal To try to make a good impression; try to make a good appearance; do one s best. During courtship, it is natural to put your best foot forward. When Ted applied for the job he put his best foot forward …   Словарь американских идиом

  • best foot forward —    If you put your best foot forward, you do something as fast as you can.     It s a long way to the station, but if I put my best foot forward I should catch the next train …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • put one's best foot forward — verb To show oneself in the best or most positive way possible; to make a favorable impression. Try to put your best foot forward at all times during a job interview …   Wiktionary


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