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English definition of “be up to par”

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be up to par

to be of the usual or expected standard: Her work hasn't been up to par lately.
Translations of “be up to par”
in Chinese (Traditional) 達到一般水準,達到標準…
in Chinese (Simplified) 达到一般水平,达到标准…
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