fit the bill


1. someone/something is suitable for a particular purpose






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the job requires someone with experience, and I believe that I fit the bill

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If you say someone or something fits the bill it means that they have the qualities or skills that fit what is needed. If someone or something fits the bill they are suited to a particular use or job perfectly and fit the requirements.

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  1. I've been looking for a new sofa for my sitting room and I think this one fits the bill perfectly.
  2. Paul is skillful, quick, and a great team player. If it's a new midfielder you need; he can fit the bill.

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  1. In the job interview, I told them that I knew they wanted someone with good experience and qualifications to fill the role, and that I believed I fitted the bill.
  2. When I first hired Gary I thought he was the ideal person for the job, but 2 weeks in I'm not sure that he's fitting the bill anymore.

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