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
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Forward looking statements in this press release include Quotient's current expectations with respect to revenues and Adjusted EBITDA for the full year 2015, Quotient's expectations for the Retailer iQ digital platform and other new products and apps, Quotient's expectations regarding potential opportunities for Shopmium, Quotient's expectations regarding digital coupon and mobile growth and the shift from digital print to paperless, Quotient's expecations regarding increased leverage in Adjusted EBITDA, and Quotient's expectations regarding future growth.
Currently, the system manages 33,304 smart meters, with expecations to surpass 50,000 smart meters by the close of 2015.
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.
After a reappearance second over hurdles, looked to be rebuilding career with third in staying chase at Cheltenham in November, but once again performed below expecations in the Welsh National, being tailed off when pulled up three out.
We are looking forward to boosting them through investment of promising opportunities which will thus promote our relationship to the level of our expecations, and achieve progress and prosperity for our countries and people, " said the Amir of Kuwait.
The fact that the film was accespted at a number of esteemed festivals raises expecations that it will fare better than De Palma's last remake -- 2002's lackluster "Femme Fatale.
It has everything to do with the extreme low expecations of the team before the tournament.
3Q11 trading update: in line with expecations and 2011 production guidance
It will surely satisfy the expecations of our most fastidious users.
com Derby will undergo a facelift - much in line with the expecations of the sponsor's chief executive Ralph Topping, who pledged to increase the winner's purse to pounds 125,000 for 2012 in the expectation of far more input and marketing from the GRA.
3% in the second quarter, or 1% higher than the year-earlier quarter, the Bureau of Statistics reported Monday, with the result printing below expecations.
He's destined for a higher level and his expecations are to go to a standard of football where he can resurrect his international career.