at one's best
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In one's most excellent state or condition. For example, The photographer tried hard to show the bride at her best. [1500s]
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atone, at one blow, at one fell swoop, atonement, at one's, at one's best, at one's convenience, at one's door, at one's ease, at one's fingertips, at one's leisure
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