up to scratch

idiom

Definition of up to scratch

chiefly British, informal
: good enough : as good as expected or wanted usually used in negative statements Her performance wasn't up to scratch.

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up to par

up to scratch

up to standard

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“Up to scratch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/up%20to%20scratch. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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