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  • it is expensive.

    72 4.43%
  • it is cheap.

    42 2.59%
  • it is what is required.

    1,012 62.32%
  • the price is fine.

    498 30.67%
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    Default Fit the bill

    Check your answer here.

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    OH ! you got me this time

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    Default Re: Fit the bill

    Did you go for cheap or expensive?

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    I got mine right

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    Default Re: Fit the bill

    If something fits the bill, it is what is required.

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    I was looking for an English site and usingenglish just fits the bill.

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    Default Re: Fit the bill

    I am a native U.S. citizen...I have always seen this expression written as "Fill the bill". Perhaps it's written differently in the UK?

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    Default Re: Fit the bill

    Not the only one that got lost in translation

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    Default Re: Fit the bill

    Quote Originally Posted by vicente501 View Post
    I am a native U.S. citizen...I have always seen this expression written as "Fill the bill". Perhaps it's written differently in the UK?
    I think they have the same expressions, haven't they?

    fill the bill Informal To serve a particular purpose.

    fill the bill - definition of fill the bill by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.




    fit the bill (British, American & Australian, American & Australian)to have the qualities or experience which are needed. I'm looking for someone with several years of publishing experience and you seem to fit the bill. The city needs a strong leader, and the new mayor just doesn't fill the bill.

    fit the bill - Idioms - by the Free Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.



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