expecations

meet (someone's) expectations

To be as good as or have the qualities that someone predicted, expected, or hoped for. We'd heard so many good things about the new restaurant, but the food didn't meet our expectations at all. I'm so excited for the latest movie in the series—I hope it meets my expectations!
See also: expectation, meet

live up to (someone's) expectations

To be as good as or have the qualities that someone predicted, expected, or hoped for. We'd heard so many good things about the new restaurant, but the food didn't live up to our expectations at all. I'm so excited for the latest movie in the series—I hope it lives up to my expectations!
See also: expectation, live, up

come up to (one's) expectations

To be as good as or have the qualities that someone predicted, expected, or hoped for. We'd heard so many good things about the new restaurant, but the food didn't come up to our expectations at all, so we were rather disappointed. I'm so excited for the movie in the series—I hope it comes up to my expectations!
See also: come, expectation, up
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More clues about Pulis's team selection thinking At a glance, the starting XI against Preston muddied the waters in terms of early Pulis expecations.
He asked the army chief to focus on Karachi development as well because the government of the day in southern province, had fail to cope upto expecations.
KUWAIT, Aug 13 (KUNA) -- Construction works at Sabah Al-Salem University City in Al-Shadadiyya are in full swing, with expecations to be completed by 2019.
Figure 3 shows the modeled target building gas usage (blue on lower monthly bar chart) with gas use above expecations in October and November (red on the top cummulative chart and the bottom monthly chart).
These ideas were enriched by Christopher Lasch in his book Te Culture of Narcissism: American Life in an Age of Diminishing Expecations.
The world's biggest online retailer blew away analyst expecations Thursday with a $513 million profit, its fourth straight profitable quarter, sending its stock up nearly 12 percent after hours on the Nasdaq.
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And ako, ang sinabi ko sa kanilang goal ko, mangalahati man lang sana sa expecations ninyo," Cathy shared.
Friday's triple-header featuring the final four lived up to the expecations and the victors came away with huge dividends.
Currently, the system manages 33,304 smart meters, with expecations to surpass 50,000 smart meters by the close of 2015.
But pointing toward a different horizon of expecations is important, as even much smaller changes in tone and wording can have a broad effect.
There are expecations that finance minister will announce measures in the Budget aimed at bolstering economic growth.
EXPECATIONS Simon Hill says he expects take-up to rise this year on the past two years
In a telephonic talk with this news agency, the minister described prime minister's visit to China would be productive and fruitful and said, the PML-N government was making sincere efforts to come upto the expecations of people.