The movies were subpar at best when he had set the bar so high.
Growth in employment, investment, and real GDP were all subpar during the Bush years, even if we disregard the collapse of 2008.
But a more positive force—technology—is also responsible for our subpar employment recovery.
But subpar writing and silly sketches failed to earn her the applause.
And to be sure, growth is subpar and could dive near zero by the end of this year.
After years of subpar schooling, I would really, finally, properly learn how to read closely, think critically, and write well.
What's the worst thing that can happen if someone gets a subpar casket?
Maybe the recovery is going to be only tentative, anemic, subpar, but—hey!