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What does "set the bar" mean?

Vocabulary Word: set the bar

1. 定義 (expr.) create an expectation or goal for how good something should be

範例 Michael Jordan set the bar for basketball players.

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OPQ

OPQ

China

I think set the bar for every year is good to improve for ourself.  


I have to set the bar for me too.  and what is my expectation or goal this year? let me think….. :p

05:47 PM Apr 15 2015 |

La Princesse de la vie

Egypt

She set the bar for a good year, but it turned out to be a disaster.

03:03 PM Apr 15 2015 |

Eliza09

Eliza09

United States

Sometimes, when we set the bar in our life can turn bored, that is why I like to get out of the same rutine…

02:34 PM Apr 13 2013 |

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john

johnSuper Member!

United States

Getting good grades in school set the bar for my younger sister to do well, too.

10:06 AM Apr 10 2013 |

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zinabu

Ethiopia

Hi teacher, Ineed speaking English.


This is the second language so you can teach me please.

05:32 AM Apr 10 2013 |

zinabu

Ethiopia

Im from Ethiopia.

05:28 AM Apr 10 2013 |

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