make the grade


make the grade
Make the grade
Someone or something that makes the grade reaches the standard expected or required.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • Make the Grade — Format Children s game show Presented by Lew Schneider (1989 1990) Robb Edward Morris (1991) Narrated by Maria Milito Country of origin United States …   Wikipedia

  • make the grade — {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To make good; succeed. * /It was clear that Mr. Baker had made the grade in the insurance business./ * /It takes hard study to make the grade in school./ 2. To meet a standard; qualify. * /That whole shipment of cattle… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make the grade — {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To make good; succeed. * /It was clear that Mr. Baker had made the grade in the insurance business./ * /It takes hard study to make the grade in school./ 2. To meet a standard; qualify. * /That whole shipment of cattle… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make the grade — ► to be as good as expected or as good as is necessary: »Many of the online shops simply failed to make the grade. Main Entry: ↑grade …   Financial and business terms

  • make the grade — make good, succeed, meet a standard, qualify He wasn t able to make the grade and join the football team …   Idioms and examples

  • make the grade — ► make the grade informal succeed. Main Entry: ↑grade …   English terms dictionary

  • make the grade — (informal) COME UP TO STANDARD, come up to scratch, qualify, pass, pass muster, measure up; succeed, win through; informal be up to snuff, cut it, cut the mustard. → grade * * * I. phrasal : succeed …   Useful english dictionary

  • make\ the\ grade — v. phr. informal 1. To make good; succeed. It was clear that Mr. Baker had made the grade in the insurance business. It takes hard study to make the grade in school. 2. To meet a standard; qualify. That whole shipment of cattle made the grade as… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • make the grade — verb To prove satisfactory; to be successful or worthy of merit. In 1916 the famed Van Sweringen brothers bought their first railroad the Nickel Plate. . . . This year, as usual, the tarnished Nickel Plate cannot make the grade. In first seven… …   Wiktionary

  • make the grade — informal he lacked the experience to make the grade Syn: qualify, be up to scratch, come up to standard, pass, pass muster, measure up; succeed, win through; informal be up to snuff, cut it, cut the mustard …   Thesaurus of popular words