at best


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Prepositional phraseEdit

at best

  1. In the most favorable of conditions; at the most.
    • 2011 October 1, Phil Dawkes, “Sunderland 2 - 2 West Brom”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      Steve Bruce's side have swung from highs to lows in what has been at best a wildly inconsistent start to the season. They experienced a microcosm of this within the opening 45 minutes at the Stadium of Light.
    • 2021 August 6, “Get Vaccinated. Get Masked. It’s the Only Way Out of This.”, in The New York Times[2], ISSN 0362-4331:
      The power of federal officials to issue a national vaccine mandate is questionable at best.