One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘David Kerslake made a satisfactory debut for Leeds’
adequate, all right, acceptable, good enough, sufficient, sufficiently good, fine, in order, up to scratch, up to the mark, up to standard, up to par, competent, reasonable, quite good, fair, decent, not bad, average, tolerable, passable, middling, moderate
informal OK, so-so, fair-to-middling
NZ Australian North American informal jake
unsatisfactory, inadequate, unacceptable, poor
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