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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!
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The state's economy and financial operations are still failing to meet expectations.
Accordingly, there can be no assurance that actual results will meet expectations and actual results may vary (perhaps materially) from certain of the results anticipated herein.
But while analysts credit Boeing for opening the mysteries of aerospace accounting to more public scrutiny - including today's Internet audio broadcast as a symbolic advance - what really counts is whether the third-quarter results meet expectations, they say.
The rating reflects the strength of the California State University (CSU) system and the leased projects' important role in its mission, strong legal provisions, and the state's long-term credit prospects, as the economy, and accordingly the state's financial operations, fail to meet expectations.
The corporation failed to make its city loan payments on time in the early 1980s because sales of industrial park lots did not meet expectations.
The rating reflects the need for the financed project, strong legal provisions typical of public works board leases, and the state's long- term credit prospects, as the economy, and accordingly the state's financial operations, fail to meet expectations.
which runs a network of sports-related Web sites, said Wednesday its third-quarter revenue won't meet expectations.
The rating also is based on the state's long-term credit prospects, as the economy and accordingly the state's financial operations fail to meet expectations.
Should 9-06 production fail to meet expectations it may be determined to be best completed as a water injection well that will reduce current operating costs for trucking, salt water disposal and trucking costs.
Earthlink shares have risen 41 percent since mid-July as investors overcame disappointment over earnings that did not meet expectations.
Natus cannot provide any assurance that the future results or the results implied by the forward-looking statements will meet expectations.
We had low expectations from this summit, but the results didn't even meet expectations,'' said Robert K.
Unforeseen difficulties often result in significant financial losses, major project timeline slippage, and numerous wasted man hours on projects that are never delivered to a production environment or projects that never meet expectations and ROI.
However, the market did not meet expectations this past year due to low consumer awareness, high price points, and, perhaps most importantly, lack of easy access to compelling and copyrighted video content.
Leveraging OutlookSoft CPM combined with the market-leading collaborative capabilities of SharePoint Products and Technologies enables our customers to more effectively align their goals, synchronize communications, and more quickly adjust performance to meet expectations.