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make the grade

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to reach a desired level of accomplishment
  • There were many applicants for the position, but only a few made the grade for an interview.

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“Make the grade.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/make%20the%20grade. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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