Definition of 'grade'
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Exeter also drops entry requirements by one grade. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The one thing any grade of celebrity can't expect to be given is sympathy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He intends to shake up the classroom, but will he make the grade? The Sun (2016)Will your favourite stars make the grade in our exclusive XI? The Sun (2016)I'd obviously failed to make the grade. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The West Ham man has a grade one calf injury. The Sun (2016)It's the interior that makes this grade II listed townhouse special. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She got good grades at school but she has changed since meeting this guy. The Sun (2010)They see others getting good grades and going off to university and want to do the same. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is as important as exam grades or degrees. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Nobody was there just to get a grade or a diploma. Christianity Today (2000)Few horses have deserved a grade one as much as him. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Some decent little companies may indeed not make the grade. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It will be my first ride in a grade one race. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You got a bad grade on your test. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Each site is inspected and graded annually for quality and range of facilities. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is the grading that has changed. The Sun (2012)There was a lot of pressure on pupils to get good grades. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Can bankers make the grade as teachers? Times, Sunday Times (2009)Why chasing the top grades at school may not be the best for you in the long run thetimes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But some academics fear the abundance of places means students with the lowest grades will also get on to courses. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He is down in grade and has also slipped in the weights while hinting at a return to his best last time. The Sun (2015)This may be another sub-standard grade one but it could still produce a world record. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Ideally, the cabinet should be made from solid wood or a quality furniture grade of plywood. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She is lucky to get a job at the hospital again, this time at the most junior grade. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I noticed that a colleague had removed all forms with negative grades and comments before handing them to the assessor. Times, Sunday Times (2007)All while maintaining our investment grade credit rating and dividend,' the company said. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A scramble for university places began yesterday as students armed with record numbers of A* grades vied for degree courses. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The women felt they deserved grade C pay, but management refused. The Sun (2010)It carried out a 351 million rights issue in the summer to preserve its investment grade debt rating, but its debts have concerned shareholders. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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