fit the bill


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Verb1.fit the bill - be what is needed or be good enough for what is required; "Does this restaurant fit the bill for the celebration?"
conform to, fit, meet - satisfy a condition or restriction; "Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?"
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FIT THE BILL should feel the benefit of a return to the all-weather as he tackles the 32Red.
Last year the signings didn't fit the bill for me in terms of what United are and the philosophy.
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The researchers discovered one set of mutants that fit the bill.