Close Enough for Government Work

What Does "Close Enough for Government Work" Mean?

"Close enough for government work" is an English idiom. It means "good enough; adequate but not exact, often used humorously."

Examples in Sentences

Here are three examples of the idiom "close enough for government work" used in a sentence:

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