What is "up to scratch" mean?
"the battery life on their device is not up to scratch"
Searching web pages for definition "is up to scratch" must be idiom.
It means "ready" to fight?
How is battery ready to fight?
| What is "up to scratch" mean?
| "the battery life on their device is not up to scratch"
| Searching web pages for definition "is up to scratch" must be idiom.
| It means "ready" to fight?
| How is battery ready to fight?
It means just what your link says:
Meeting the requirements.
In fit condition.
They expected the battery to last longer than it does.
Ironically, the author of that article appears to
be from India. I think of the expression as archaic.
No one says it now. But maybe it was originally
a British expression and thus became common
I'd guess that's "not my job".
Metaphors and expressions are fun when both parties
of the first and second part know what they mean.
I've had more than a few which left me blank, as
I didn't have the background to know what the heck
that all meant.
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