From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfit the billfit the billto be the type of person or thing that you wantWe wanted an experienced sportscaster, and Waggoner fit the bill. →fit
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fit the bill• I need someone who can speak both French and Spanish. Do you know anyone who fits the bill?• We know what kind of house we want, but we haven't yet found one that fits the bill.• We wanted an experiencedjournalist, and Wattsfit the bill.• And the martinifits the bill?• Many other jobs get handed out simply because a minister happens to know some one who might fit the bill.• Only the Lockheed Hercules would fit the bill.• The martini perfectly fits the bill because of its simplicity.• But it also fits the bill because people could order their favoriteliquor.• A floraldesign with a Regencystripebackground, for example, fits the bill perfectly.• The fact that she and Hugh happened to fit the bill seemed to give her every opportunity for finding out.• There were of course other ways in which WorldwidePlazafit the bill very well.