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    Smile Can we say "He can cut the mustard."?

    I know that the idiom "can't cut the mustard" means that someone is unable to to something well. But can it be used in a positive sense as in "He can cut the mustard."? Thank u.


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    Re: Can we say "He can cut the mustard."?

    Yes, it can. Try a google search for "cuts the mustard" and you'll find examples.

    Possible origin here.

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