best or the best

Nordre

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Dear teachers,

When do we use best (superlatives) without the?

"You know best when to buy a new computer."

or

"You know the best when to buy a new computer."

Thank you.
 

jutfrank

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We often use superlatives before possessive adjectives such as my/your/her, etc.

my biggest fear
your best feature
her worst nightmare
 

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