fit the bill

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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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A stroll about the Rising Sun would more than fit the bill. I stepped out kind of early, for to tread my favourite place.
PATRICK McELENEY would 'fit the bill' for Shamrock Rovers, according to manager Stephen Bradley.
EVERTON have been told Sean Dyche would "fit the bill" to replace Ronald Koeman as manager.
FIT THE BILL should feel the benefit of a return to the all-weather as he tackles the Handicap at Kempton.
Former United captain Gary Neville believes Di Maria would "fit the bill" for the Red Devils.
As a citizen in a democracy she is free to hold any views, said the party spokesman, but for someone required to conduct a free and fair election, Ms Jehangir is clearly biased and does not fit the bill.
If you want a columnar specimen, S aucuparia 'Fastigiata'' may fit the bill, reaching a height of 6m and producing clusters of ripe red berries.
There are at least half a dozen very skilled, very proficient and still very attractive female news readers out there who more than fit the bill.
'STAND down, stand down,' Said Mr Brown, To the Speaker in the chair; 'The party is over, don't stand there.' The MPs shout and wail like animals, Ready for the kill; Is it because they don't fit the bill? In Parliament they just sit still; Waiting, waiting, every MP is hesitating, Wondering, 'Will it be me today?' Now Mr Brown is debating, While Mr Cameron is out celebrating.
A JINGANDO'S 14-night New Year Festa pac kage departing December 20 might fit the bill. The trip includes dance lessons, going to a samba school rehearsal, Christmas BBQ party, New Year party at Copacabana Beach and a guide, for pounds 949pp staying in a boutique hostel.