live up to sth
— phrasal verb with live uk /lɪv/ us /lɪv/ verb
- He never managed to live up to his parents' expectations.
- David's cooking was brilliant - we'll never live up to that.
- I feel it's impossible to live up to his mother.
- The Niagara falls lived up to all the publicity.
- Did the holiday live up to your expectations?
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