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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

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.
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