put one's best foot forward

put one's best foot forward
idi put one's best foot forward, to try to make as good an impression as possible

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • 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 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 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

  • 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

  • Put one's best foot forward — 1. make as good an impression as possible; 2. do one s very best …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • put one's best foot forward — Australian Slang 1. make as good an impression as possible; 2. do one s very best …   English dialects glossary

  • put one's best foot forward — begin with as much effort and determination as possible. → foot …   English new terms dictionary

  • best foot forward or foremost, put one's —  Walk quickly. Make utmost endeavour …   A concise dictionary of English slang

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