Meaning of “measure up” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “measure up” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"measure up" in American English

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measure up

phrasal verb with measure us /ˈmeʒ·ər/ verb

to be as good as something else or as good as expected:

We compared the movie we made to some of the other students' films to see how it measured up.

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"measure up" in Business English

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measure up

phrasal verb with measure uk /ˈmeʒər/ us verb

[ I ] to be good enough, or as good as someone or something else:

If new staff measure up after six months, they are offered a permanent contract.
measure up to sth Unfortunately, the production quality didn't measure up to our expectations.

(Definition of “measure up” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)