1 If girlfriend say that two world or things are on a par with each other, you mean that they room equally an excellent or bad, or equally important. ♦on a par with  phrase PHR n/-ing, usu v-link PHR, PHR ~ v Parts the Glasgow room on a par v the worst areas of London and also Liverpool because that burglaries.  

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In golf, par is the number of strokes that a good player have to take to obtain the ball right into a hole or right into all the feet on a specific golf course. N v num, under/over N He was 5 under par ~ the an initial round.  
3 If girlfriend say the someone or something is below par or under par, you space disappointed in them because they are listed below the typical you expected. ♦below par/under par 
 phrase v-link PHR, PHR after v, PHR n Duffy"s primitive etc playing is well listed below par...  
4 If you say that someone or other is not approximately par, you room disappointed in them since they are below the traditional you expected. ♦up to par 
 phrase usu with neg, v-link PHR, PHR after ~ v His performance was not as much as par...  
5 If you feel listed below par or under par, you feel tired and also unable to perform and also you normally do. ♦below par/under par 
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6 If girlfriend say that something the happens is par for the course, you median that you are not pleased through it yet it is what you supposed to happen. ♦par because that the course  phrase v-link PHR He stated long hrs are par because that the course.  
par excellence 
 You say the something is a details kind of point par excellence in order come emphasize that it is a very great example of that kind of thing.  adj n ADJ  (emphasis) He has been a meticulous manager, a manager par excellence.    Par excellence is additionally an adverb., adv ADV ~ v Bresson is par excellence the Catholic film-maker.  

a below average, bush-league  (Austral. & N.Z. Informal) dime-a-dozen  (informal) inferior, lacking, not approximately scratch  (informal) poor, second-rate, substandard, tinhorn  (U.S. Slang) two-bit  (U.S. & Canad. Slang) wanting 
b not oneself, turn off colour  (chiefly Brit.) off form, poorly  (informal) sick, under the weather  (informal) unfit, unhealthy 

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7 up come par  acceptable, adequate, great enough, passable, satisfactory, as much as scratch  (informal) up to the mark 

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