not up to par

not up to par

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 par. I used to eat there all the time, but to be honest, their food hasn't been up to par recently.
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I've seen LSOs forced to give up their paddles due to piloting skills that were not up to par. If you're not the best behind the boat, how can you teach others to be better?"