fit the bill : Idioms in English

fit the bill

To meet the criteria
After reviewing all the applicants, the board of directors decided that Michal Collins truly fit the bill.

fit the bill Meaning(s)

  • (v) be what is needed or be good enough for what is required

fit the bill in News

  1. 2014 Fiat 500L: The Jalopnik Review

    After a rocky start in America that included a series of strangely schizophrenic ad campaigns , Fiat says that sales of their adorably Italian 500 are finally surging. But dealers and customers alike have been clamoring for something larger but equally cute and Euro-chic. Can the embiggened 500L fit the bill? ( Full disclosure : Fiat wanted me to drive the 2014 500L so badly that they put me up ...
    on June 18, 2013 Source: Jalopnik

  2. Change is for the better at Gettysburg

    If you’re looking for a belated Father’s Day gift, or a mini-vacation with the family, a trip to Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center in the small southern Pennsylvania community should fit the bill while serving as a pleasant surprise.
    on June 17, 2013 Source: Olean Times Herald

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