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English verb: have the best

1. have the best (competition) overcome, usually through no fault or weakness of the person that is overcome


SamplesHeart disease can get the best of us.


Synonymsget the best, overcome


Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish









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