cut the mustard

phrase

as in succeed
to reach a desired level of accomplishment a college footballer who couldn't cut the mustard in the professional leagues

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“Cut the mustard.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cut%20the%20mustard. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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