Cut the mustard

Cut the mustard


  To meet acceptable standards.


Unless you raise the stair treads up, this project won’t cut the mustard. 

“I didn’t cut the mustard as a hockey player”



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What does the idiom ‘Cut the mustard’ mean?

The idiom Cut the mustard means “to deal with a difficult situation without being harmed or damaged”

How do you use ‘Cut the mustard’ in a sentence?

Example usage of idiom ‘Cut the mustard’: Newspapers have weathered the storm of online information by providing news online themselves.

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