to (one's) satisfaction

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to (one's) satisfaction

In a way that one likes, accepts, or approves of. I was really disappointed by the appetizer, but thankfully the main course was much more to my satisfaction. I knew that if I didn't complete the project to their satisfaction, I would be in danger of losing my job.
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to somebody’s satisˈfaction


1 if you do something to somebody’s satisfaction, they are pleased with it: The affair was settled to the complete satisfaction of the client.
2 if you prove something to somebody’s satisfaction, they believe or accept it: Can you demonstrate to our satisfaction that your story is true?
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During the course of filling the application online, in case any questions are left unanswered an alert is given right away, ensuring that all the required details are filled to one's satisfaction. Hence, there is no room for ambiguity from the applicant's point of view.
However, if even after practicing, one is not able to perform to one's satisfaction, it is best to get rid of any feeling of disappointment as quickly as possible, since:
This is what all the scholars who were trained by him have in common: incredibly high standards, an unwillingness to settle for half-answers, and an urge to keep searching until a question has been resolved to one's satisfaction.
However, this special challenge cannot always be fulfilled to one's satisfaction.
If these questions can be answered to one's satisfaction then the firm deserves consideration.