had best
phrasal see had better

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • had\ best — • had better • had best informal Should; must. I had better leave now, or I ll be late. If you want to stay out of trouble, you had best not make any mistakes. Jim decided he had better do his homework instead of playing ball …   Словарь американских идиом

  • had best — ► had best find it most sensible to. Main Entry: ↑best …   English terms dictionary

  • had best — verb act in one s own or everybody s best interest You will do well to arrive on time tomorrow! • Syn: ↑do well • Hypernyms: ↑act, ↑move • Verb Frames: Somebody s INFINITIVE * * * OU …   Useful english dictionary

  • had best — you had best check the pantry for moths Syn: ought to, should …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • had best — would have been best to, would have been better to …   English contemporary dictionary

  • had best — would find it most sensible. → best …   English new terms dictionary

  • had best do something — phrase used for saying that someone should do something You’d best come with me if you don’t know the way. We’d best not disturb him when he’s working. Thesaurus: ways of encouraging or telling someone to do somethingsynonym Main entry: best * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • had best (do something) — had better/best (do sth) idiom used to tell sb what you think they should do. • You d better go to the doctor about your cough. • We d better leave now or we ll miss the bus. • You d better not do that again. • …   Useful english dictionary

  • had best do something — used for saying that someone should do something You d best come with me if you don t know the way. We d best not disturb him when he s working …   English dictionary

  • someone had best do something — someone had better/best/do something mainly spoken phrase used for saying what someone should do You’d better be careful. We’d best not say anything to my parents. Thesaurus: ways of encouraging or telling someone to do something …   Useful english dictionary

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