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a cut below

Of lower quality than or inferior to someone or something else, especially that of the expected norm. This waiter is really a cut below what I would expect from this restaurant. Your essay was a cut below, honestly. That's why it didn't win the contest. I haven't been that impressed with any of the candidates for the sales position—they've just been a cut below.
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