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Meaning of “fit the bill” in the English Dictionary

"fit the bill" in British English

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fit the bill

to be ​suitable for a ​particularpurpose: This new ​softwarefits the ​bill.
(Definition of fit the bill from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fit the bill" in American English

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fit the bill

to be ​suitable: "I’m ​looking for a ​funnovel to ​read on the ​plane." "This one should fit the ​bill."
(Definition of fit the bill from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fit the bill”
in Chinese (Simplified) 与目的相符…
in Chinese (Traditional) 與目的相符…
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