Definition of 'below par'
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The economy is performing below par. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Tactics aside, we are well below par as individuals. The Sun (2010)Both teams were well below par in the first hour, both finished powerfully. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The UK spends significantly more per head but outcomes by some important measures are well below par. The Sun (2010)Maybe take an Aussie as they'd be well below par. The Sun (2015)He said: 'We were all well below par. The Sun (2008)And for 16.99 it's a price that is well below par of most games. The Sun (2016)The harvest of the syrup from sugar maple trees in North America has been well below par thanks to an unusually mild winter. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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