give a hundred per cent

give a hundred per cent give a hundred and ten per cent phrase
to try or work as hard as you can in order to achieve something
Thesaurus: to try hard to do or get somethingsynonym to work hardsynonym
Main entry: hundred

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  • give a hundred per cent — or give a hundred and ten per cent to try or work as hard as you can in order to achieve something …   English dictionary

  • give a hundred and ten per cent — give a hundred per cent or give a hundred and ten per cent to try or work as hard as you can in order to achieve something …   English dictionary

  • give a hundred (and ten) per cent — give a ˈhundred (and ten) per cent idiom to put as much effort into sth as you can • Every player gave a hundred per cent tonight. Main entry: ↑hundredidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • hundred — I UK [ˈhʌndrəd] / US number ** 1) the number 100 2) hundreds of or a hundred a very large number or amount of people or things We received hundreds of applications for the job. • a/one hundred per cent completely I m not a hundred per cent… …   English dictionary

  • hundred — hun|dred [ˈhʌndrıd] number, n plural hundred or hundreds [: Old English;] 1.) the number 100 ▪ The tree was probably a hundred years old. two/three/four etc hundred ▪ I make nine hundred dollars a week. ▪ a journey of 15 hundred miles hundreds of …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Give — (g[i^]v), v. t. [imp. {Gave} (g[=a]v); p. p. {Given} (g[i^]v n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Giving}.] [OE. given, yiven, yeven, AS. gifan, giefan; akin to D. geven, OS. ge[eth]an, OHG. geban, G. geben, Icel. gefa, Sw. gifva, Dan. give, Goth. giban. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To give and take — Give Give (g[i^]v), v. t. [imp. {Gave} (g[=a]v); p. p. {Given} (g[i^]v n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Giving}.] [OE. given, yiven, yeven, AS. gifan, giefan; akin to D. geven, OS. ge[eth]an, OHG. geban, G. geben, Icel. gefa, Sw. gifva, Dan. give, Goth.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To give away — Give Give (g[i^]v), v. t. [imp. {Gave} (g[=a]v); p. p. {Given} (g[i^]v n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Giving}.] [OE. given, yiven, yeven, AS. gifan, giefan; akin to D. geven, OS. ge[eth]an, OHG. geban, G. geben, Icel. gefa, Sw. gifva, Dan. give, Goth.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To give back — Give Give (g[i^]v), v. t. [imp. {Gave} (g[=a]v); p. p. {Given} (g[i^]v n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Giving}.] [OE. given, yiven, yeven, AS. gifan, giefan; akin to D. geven, OS. ge[eth]an, OHG. geban, G. geben, Icel. gefa, Sw. gifva, Dan. give, Goth.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To give birth to — Give Give (g[i^]v), v. t. [imp. {Gave} (g[=a]v); p. p. {Given} (g[i^]v n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Giving}.] [OE. given, yiven, yeven, AS. gifan, giefan; akin to D. geven, OS. ge[eth]an, OHG. geban, G. geben, Icel. gefa, Sw. gifva, Dan. give, Goth.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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