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"off-the-peg" in British English

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off-the-pegadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˌɒf.ðəˈpeɡ/  us   /ˌɑːf-/ UK (US off-the-rack, Australian English off-the-hook)
Off-the-peg ​clothes are made and ​bought in ​standardsizes and not made ​especially to ​fit a ​particularperson: an off-the-peg ​suit
(Definition of off-the-peg from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"off-the-peg" in Business English

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off-the-pegadjective [before noun]

uk   us   ( US off-the-rack)
not made especially to ​fit a particular ​person or ​suit a ​situation: There are plenty of off-the-peg ​solutions that have been ​tried and ​tested elsewhere.
off the peg
adverb ( US off the rack)
I ​bought the ​suit off the ​peg.
(Definition of off-the-peg from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “off-the-peg”
in Chinese (Simplified) (衣服)均码的,标准码的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (衣服)均碼的,標準碼的, 零碼的…
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