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    "расстараться изо всех сил"

    Is anyone able to help with a translation of this expression into English?

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    Re: "расстараться изо всех сил"

    Quote Originally Posted by Hanna
    Is anyone able to help with a translation of this expression into English?
    to do the best of their efforts.
    Not necessary to do their best, just efforts (may be fruitless as well)
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    Re: "расстараться изо всех сил"

    to try really hard

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    Re: "расстараться изо всех сил"

    As an option:
    "to try flat out".

    In some contexts it might as well mean "to fall all over oneself"
    Absinthe makes the heart grow fonder.

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    Re: "расстараться изо всех сил"

    Thanks, I get it now!

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