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2 n-uncount In golf, par is the number of strokes that an excellent player have to take to obtain the sphere into a hole or right into all the holes on a certain golf course. N with num, under/over N He was five under par after the first round.
3 If you say that someone or something is below par or under par, you are disappointed in them bereason they are listed below the typical you expected. ♦listed below par/under par phrase v-connect PHR, PHR after v, PHR n Duffy"s primitive guitar playing is well below par...
4 If you say that someone or something is not up to par, you are disappointed in them bereason they are listed below the typical you intended. ♦approximately par phrase usu through neg, v-connect PHR, PHR after v His performance was not as much as par...
5 If you feel below par or under par, you feel exhausted and also unable to percreate and you usually carry out. ♦below par/under par phrase usu v-link PHR
6 If you say that something that happens is par for the course, you expect that you are not pleased with it yet it is what you supposed to occur. ♦par for the course phrase v-attach PHR He sassist lengthy hours are par for the course.
par excellence You say that something is a certain type of point par excellence in order to emphadimension that it is an extremely excellent instance of that type of point. adj n ADJ (emphasis) He has actually been a meticulous manager, a manager par excellence. Par excellence is additionally an adverb., adv ADV after v Breskid is par excellence the Catholic film-maker.
a below average, bush-league (Austral. & N.Z. informal) dime-a-dozen (informal) inferior, doing not have, not approximately scratch (informal) bad, second-rate, subconventional, tinhorn (UNITED STATE slang) two-bit (UNITED STATE & Canad. slang) wanting
b not oneself, off colour (chiefly Brit.) off form, poorly (informal) sick, under the weather (informal) unfit, unhealthy
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7 up to par acceptable, enough, excellent enough, passable, satismanufacturing facility, up to scratch (informal) as much as the mark
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