be up to/above par

be above par

To be better than average. If you need a graphic designer, I highly recommend Jeff. His work is well above par. Her performance in sales this quarter is above par, so she deserves a bonus.
See also: above, par

be up to par

To be as good as what was expected, required, or demanded; to be satisfactory or adequate. A: "How's your dinner?" B: "It's up to par with this place's usual standard." It's nice to see that Jenny's work is up to par again lately.
See also: par, to, up
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be up to/above ˈpar

of an acceptable standard, quality, etc.; better than the usual standard, quality, etc: You don’t need to worry. Your work is well above par.His driving wasn’t quite up to par and he lost the race.
See also: above, par, to, up
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