Cut the mustard

Idioms and Phrases

Cut the mustard

  1. Prepare spices out of mustard seeds
  2. To come up to expectations
  3. Making absurd expectations
  4. Very enthusiastic

Answer

It is a phrase of cut.

"Cut the mustard" means come up to expectations; reach the required standard.

For example: I didn't cut the mustard as a cricket player.

The correct option is B.