not up to snuff

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not up to snuff

Not as good as what was expected, required, or demanded; not satisfactory or adequate. Jim, I know you've been going through a tough time since your wife passed, but these reports just aren't up to snuff. I used to eat there all the time, but to be honest, their food hasn't been up to snuff recently.
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Intrigued, I found the "Pet Peeves" page and read, "Cruise passengers are usually able to change or remove crew gratuities from their bill if the service isn't up to snuff, but NCL has made its $10-per-person-per-day service fee non-negotiable.
Lots of perfectly good holsters get labeled dog poo simply because the belt isn't up to snuff.
home page usability of many insurance companies isn't up to snuff.
especially for somebody whose immune system really isn't up to snuff (maybe they are tired, been traveling a lot or maybe they are just recovering from an illness) that if they get exposed to one of these organisms, it is difficult to shake it off.