fit the bill : Popular 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.


  • v  be what is needed or be good enough for what is required
News & Articles

  • 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 ...
    June 17, 2013 - Jalopnik
  • 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.
    June 17, 2013 - Olean Times Herald
  • Council "Floats" Pool Decision In Olney
    Some citizens in Olney asked the City Council if they could fit the bill to open up the City Pool. Councilors are entertaining the idea but want to work out a few issues first.
    June 11, 2013 - Newschannel 6 Wichita Falls