Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Par"

The meaning of "Par" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does this is par for the course with me mean?
A: This is normal with me, this is normal, typical.

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Q: What does par mean?
A: par = (business) the original price of a stock or bond; the price listed on the certificate

The U.S. savings bond in the picture has a par value of $5,000. In 30 years, you could bring it to a bank and exchange it for much more than $5,000, but its original price was $5,000.
Q: What does is par for the course  mean?
A: par for the course = (literally) the number of strokes it should take an average golfer to reach the hole (figuratively) average, the usual, the thing someone expected

Long hours and low pay are par for the course (= the usual) when you work at a restaurant.

John was two hours late for our appointment! That's par for the course (= what I expected) with him, though. He's never punctual.
Q: What does par mean?
A: The score you are supposed to aim for when playing golf is par. Professional golf players play the courses and decide how few shots it takes to get it in the hole
Q: What does Up to par mean?
A: "up to par" = good enough
getting your study skills [to the point where they are] good enough

Example sentences using "Par"

Q: Please show me example sentences with par se.
A: I wouldn't say it's his fault per se, I just think he's involved.
It's not a rejection per se, it's just not an acceptance.
I don't dislike him per se, his music just doesn't work for me.
Per se ≈ intrinsically, in itself
Q: Please show me example sentences with under par.
A: I means below expectations. It's usually described as sub-par. Under par is used more in golf or pertaining to minimum inventory numbers.

Examples:
Your work performance is sub-par.
The number of pieces is under par. (there are 48 and should be at least 50)
Q: Please show me example sentences with Be up to par.
A: "Be up to par" is typically used for the quality of something. For example

The food at this restaurant is well up to par.
Unlike the other two films in the Cars trilogy, Cars 2 was not up to par (OR sub-par OR below par).
The quality of your submitted assignment is not up to par, so I cannot give you the highest grade.
Q: Please show me example sentences with up to par .
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Q: Please show me example sentences with On par.
A: Your cooking skills are not on par with the master chef.

Synonyms of "Par" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between up to par and live up to ?
A: "Par" is a standard for average performance. It comes from golf, where par is the number of strokes expected to complete a hole, and your score is defined by how many strokes you used over or under par.

"Live up to" could refer to meeting any kind of expectation, not just an average one. Someone could live up to a predecessor's standard of excellence or their own bad reputation.
Q: What is the difference between be on a par with a miracle and be equivalent to a miracle ?
A: Thanks. In this context, do they mean almost same?
Q: What is the difference between On a par with and Distinct from ?
A: "On par with" means "on the same level as" or "in the same range as".
"Your singing skills are on par with Ariana Grande."
"Your cookies are on par with the bakery's cookies."

"Distinct from" means one thing has a characteristic that makes it different from another thing.
"Her hair color is distinct from mine."
"My responsibilities are distinct from yours."

On par with - comparing (two things are somehow similar)
Distinct from - contrasting (two things are somehow different)
Q: What is the difference between me and par ?
A: Me is myself, I, my person

"You are not like me."

Par i don't kbow exatyy, but I know "pair" is the same of two, together or couple that looks exactly the same

"I have a pair of shoes."

Translations of "Par"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? par (de dos cosas, en matemáticas)
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? par contre
A: On the other hand.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? « commençons par le commencement »
A: Let's start from the beginning
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? par contre elle n'a pas d'animaux
A: Il y a plusieurs traductions de "par contre"... La chose la plus simile est "in the contrary", mais une expression plus utilisée par les anglais is "on the other hand"
Donc ça serait: "on the other hand, she hasn't got any animals/she doesn't have any animals/ she has no animals"
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? día par
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Other questions about "Par"

Q: Avoid under par ingredients when you're getting ready for cooking. Does this sound natural?
A: Say "sub par" not "under par".
Q: (par time job) I really have to up my working game. Does this sound natural?
A: I think most people would just say "I need to up my game"
Q: How often do you hear 'be up to par'? What does exactly it mean?
A: This is rarely heard and no one really uses that but it means that it's up to what was expected for it to be.
Q: I got the par for the first time at golf. Does this sound natural?
A: Try: "I hit a hole at par for the first time while playing golf!"

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