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fill/fit the bill

to be exactly what is needed in a particular situation: That box will fill the bill nicely.
Translations of “fill/fit the bill”
in Chinese (Traditional) 符合需要,正適會…
in Chinese (Simplified) 符合需要,正合适…
(Definition of fill/fit the bill from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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