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  • make the best of a bad bargain — To do one s best in an adverse situation • • • Main Entry: ↑bargain …   Useful english dictionary

  • make the best of a bad bargain — work to achieve positive results from a negative situation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • make the best of — phrasal 1. : to use or dispose of to the best advantage could never make the best of his opportunities 2. : to regard or treat (something unsatisfactory or unfavorable) as favorably as possible make the best of a bad bargain * * * make the best… …   Useful english dictionary

  • To make the best of — Best Best, n. Utmost; highest endeavor or state; most nearly perfect thing, or being, or action; as, to do one s best; to the best of our ability. [1913 Webster] {At best}, in the utmost degree or extent applicable to the case; under the most… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To get the best of — Best Best, n. Utmost; highest endeavor or state; most nearly perfect thing, or being, or action; as, to do one s best; to the best of our ability. [1913 Webster] {At best}, in the utmost degree or extent applicable to the case; under the most… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The Bird in a Cage — The Bird in a Cage, or The Beauties is a Caroline era comedy written by James Shirley, first published in 1633. The play is notable, even among Shirley s plays, for its lushness mdash; what one critic has called gay romanticism run mad. [Nason, p …   Wikipedia

  • bargain — I n. agreement 1) to drive; make, strike; seal a bargain 2) to meet one s end of a bargain 3) a hard bargain (she drives a hard bargain) 4) a bargain with (we struck a bargain with them) 5) a bargain to + inf. (they made a bargain not to cut… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • bargain — 1 noun (C) 1 something bought cheaply or for less than its usual price: I might buy a TV, if I can find a bargain in the sales. | be a bargain: These shoes are a bargain at $22. | bargain holiday/clothes/prices etc (=a holiday etc that is very… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Best — Best, n. Utmost; highest endeavor or state; most nearly perfect thing, or being, or action; as, to do one s best; to the best of our ability. [1913 Webster] {At best}, in the utmost degree or extent applicable to the case; under the most… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The Young and the Restless minor characters — The following are characters from the American soap opera The Young and the Restless who are notable for their actions or relationships, but who do not warrant their own articles. Contents 1 Current Characters 1.1 Genevieve …   Wikipedia

  • bargain — [bär′gən] n. [ME & OFr bargaine < OFr bargaignier, to haggle < Frank * borganjan, to lend, akin to OE borgian,BORROW] 1. a mutual agreement or contract in which the parties settle on what should be given or done by each 2. the terms of such …   English World dictionary

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