have the best

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v have the best overcome, usually through no fault or weakness of the person that is overcome "Heart disease can get the best of us"
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Quotations

  • Saadi
    Saadi
    “The best loved by God are those that are rich, yet have the humility of the poor, and those that are poor and have the magnanimity of the rich.”
  • Sir John Lubbock
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    “When we have done our best, we should wait the result in peace.”
  • Edward Rowland Sill
    Edward Rowland Sill
    “We must do the best we can with what we have.”
  • Oscar Wilde
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    “I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.”
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar%20Wilde
    “We can have in life but one great experience at best, and the secret of life is to reproduce that experience as often as possible.”
  • Mark Twain
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    “We have the best government that money can buy.”

Usage

In literature:

If you have been the injured one, you have the best chance of succeeding in healing the wound.
"Broken Bread from an Evangelist's Wallet" by Thomas Champness
The best plan by far would be for you to do it yourself, which I have no doubt you can do easily enough if you like.
"A Girl of the Commune" by George Alfred Henty
Taking advantage of it was the best medicine and tonic that Estelle could have.
"Chatterbox, 1906" by Various
You can fight Wilmarth then; you will have the best in your own hands.
"Floyd Grandon's Honor" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
I have the best superintendent I know of and I have to make his salary out of my business.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Fifth Annual Meeting" by Various
And what's more, they have the right men behind them, and the best gun in the world isn't much good without that.
"The World Peril of 1910" by George Griffith
In this human peregrination this is the best munition I have found.
"The World's Greatest Books--Volume 14--Philosophy and Economics" by Various
I don't like even hints that they aren't the best friends a man could have.
"Hidden Gold" by Wilder Anthony
The best teacher she can have in learning how to buy is generally her own mother.
"The Canadian Girl at Work" by Marjory MacMurchy
This plant does well only in soils that have the best of drainage.
"Amateur Gardencraft" by Eben E. Rexford
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In poetry:

You have brought
Me a thought--
Truer yet was never taught,--
That the silent song is best,
And the unsung worthiest.
"A Worn-Out Pencil" by James Whitcomb Riley
"I'll do the best that do I may,
While I have power to stand!
While I have power to wield my sword,
I'll fight with heart and hand!"
"Chevy Chase" by Henry Morley
I have two swordes in one scabbàrde,
Full deare they cost my purse ;
And thou shalt have the best of them,
And I will have the worse.
"The Ballad of Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard" by Anonymous British
We have known all the best that life can give,
Tasted the sweetest;
Shall we grow old, lag heavy-foot and grieve,
We, who were fleetest?
"The Brothers (For Arnold and Donald Fletcher)" by Katharine Tynan
And we may have plenty of children,
And for them I will work like a man.
And I hope Nora and I will live happy,
And do the best we can.
"The Irish Convict's Return" by William Topaz McGonagall
And some have gone the unknown way,
And some await the call to rest;
Who knoweth whether it is best
For those who went or those who stay?
"The Reunion" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

We have five awesome ways to make grandma and grandpa have the best Sunday ever.
I'm wondering what species I should target to have the best luck and what to use.
What are your options if you have married someone who does not have the best credit history or financial habits.
Do you have the best holiday light display in town.
As they have many times before, the Storm were voted to have the best home-court advantage in the WNBA with 82 percent of the vote.
See who you voted as having the best Hot Chocolate in the Magic Valley.
As you are intentional about all of your relationships, you will find yourself having the best holidays yet.
Now one Scottish man has come forward claiming to have the best picture of the monster to date.
Although the Falcons own the NFC South and have the best record in the conference, they've looked vulnerable for more than a month.
Everyone is always trying to figure out the fastest and easiest way to lose weight , and a French company thinks they have the best answer - weight loss perfume.
Women who undergo routine mammograms now have the best diagnostic technology in the nation available to them.
It only follows that The Chicken House Charcoal Grill would have the best around.
"I think it allows for the kids to have the best opportunity to do what they need to do to get the best education they can get," said Barbara Susi who is in favor of the merger .
6) rolls around, the League of Young Voters is going into overdrive to ensure you have the best possible information on the candidates, referendums, voting requirements and more.
Let's face it, 17th-century Puritans don't have the best reputation – okay, except as the founders of Harvard University and the original settlers of Massachusetts.
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In science:

Which function should be prescribed in addition in order to have the simplest algorithm for generating solutions? Again, Y is the best choice.
Static charged perfect fluid spheres in general relativity
Thus we have two lines (mU > mD and mU < mD ) in the (mU − mD , mH ) space that correspond to the best fit of data.
Extra Generations, Discrepancies of Electroweak Precision Data and Mass of the Higgs
In order to obtain a realistic atmospheric structure, it is crucial to have the best possible input physics, and properly account for the energy exchange between the radiation field and the gas.
Stellar abundance analyses in the light of 3D hydrodynamical model atmospheres
But it is clear that to avoid potentially introducing small systematic offsets, the best solution for individual flux measurements, or line ratios widely separated in wavelength, is to use spectral line measurements made on spectra which have been processed without using the smear correction.
Star formation rate indicators in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey
The best solution we have found incorporates an additional stellar component with an age of ∼ 0.1 Gyr.
The Aligned z ~ 1 Radio Galaxy 3C 280
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