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be below par
To be below average; to be not as good as desired, required, or expected. This essay you turned in on Friday is really below par. Has something been distracting you from your studies recently? Our food was rather uninteresting, and the service was really below par. I honestly don't understand why this restaurant is so popular!
be below/under ˈpar less well, good, etc. than is usual or expected: I’ve been feeling rather below par recently — I think it’s time I took a break. ♢ His performance at the concert was well under par.
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A petition has been sent to her record label claiming the current promo for Deja Vu is below par
Training for Los Angeles Fire Department helicopter crews is below par
, flight procedures aren't standardized and equipment such as safety restraints needs immediate improvement, according to a report issued Tuesday.
The next document, "Workforce Projection," is important because it offers a rescue for those contractors whose race and sex composition is below par