meet (someone's) expectations

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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 stock market is trading up on strong manufacturing data and a Department of Labor unemployment claims figure that met expectations.
While we would have preferred to maintain a presence in the California tire recycling market, our California subsidiary's performance had not met expectations, and therefore we felt it was in the company's best interest to divest the subsidiary," Lyle Jensen, GreenMan's president and CEO, says.
Percent Respondents Exceeded Expectations 16 Met Expectations 72 Failed to Meet Expectations 12 Note: Table made from bar graph Would you still use the company in the future?
over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the second paragraph, third sentence, should read "Though we are fully prepared to make substantial investments in our schools and their students, we simply cannot continue in a relationship where the economics of the arrangement have not met expectations, as this one has not met expectations for some time.
They have not met expectations in terms of dollars saved,'' Boxer said.
2Q met expectations but 3Q proved quite soft for the handset market as a whole, and 3G phones in particular.
reported fourth-quarter earnings that generally met expectations, yet warned of 1998 profit shortfalls.
An amazing 100-percent of King's Chapel's third-graders who received extra time with Classworks met expectations in math, and 85 percent passed all three CRCT categories.
Animated projects ``The Hunchback of Notre Dame'' and ``Hercules'' have been disappointments at the box office and at retail, while the live-action version of ``101 Dalmatians'' met expectations.
Lyle Jensen, GreenMan's President and Chief Executive Officer, stated "While we would have preferred to maintain a presence in the California tire recycling market, our California subsidiary's performance had not met expectations and therefore we felt it was in the Company's best interest to divest the subsidiary.
Many companies reporting earnings Wednesday saw stock drops as some investors showed disappointment that the profits merely met expectations.
YaSheng Group (OTC:YHGG) announced that net earnings for the third quarter met expectations, and reiterated its belief that 2004 will be a record year in earnings per share for the Company.
While some of State Street's business realignment expansion efforts have been successful, others have not consistently met expectations and have been a source of earnings volatility.