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    Well, better, best (adverb)

    Hi there,
    I am quite familiar with "well and better", but not with "best".
    Let me write some examples; 1. I can do it (very)well. 2. I can do it (much)better.
    According to my two examples, as for "best", I should write "I can do it best". The problem is I have not come across such a sentence. May be it's right or maybe wrong. All I have seen is like "I will do my best or I will try my best but I think in this case "well" is not an adverb.

    My question is: is the underlined sentence correct? If not, please provide me with a correct sentence with "best (adverb)" with a little bit explanation.

    Your help would be really appreciated and be assistance to fix my confusion.

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    Re: Well, better, best (adverb)

    I can do it best works, but it has a different meaning- it suggests that you can do it better than other people, not that you will try your hardest.

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