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English definition of “leave a lot to be desired”

leave a lot to be desired

to be much worse than you would like: Apparently , Meg's cooking leaves a lot to be desired .Not good enough
(Definition of leave a lot to be desired from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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