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live up to sth

verb uk phrasal verb with live   /lɪv/ us  
B2 to be as good as something: The concert was brilliant - it lived up to all our expectations.
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Translations of “live up to sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 與…一樣好…
in Russian оправдывать (надежды и т. д.)…
in Turkish beklentilerini karşılamak, umduğu gibi olmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 与…一样好…
in Polish spełniać coś…
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