June 18, 2017
Learner's Word of the Day
up to par /ˈʌp tə ˈpɑɚ/ idiom
up to par
/ˈʌp tə ˈpɑɚ/
idiom
The boy is not feeling up to par.
The boy is not feeling up to par.
Learner's definition of UP TO PAR

: good enough : as good as expected or wanted

  • She was checking to see if his work was up to par.

— usually used in negative statements

  • His course work is not up to par. [=not as good as it should be]

  • She's not feeling up to par. [=she is not feeling well; her health is not good]

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