come up to standards(redirected from came up to standards)
come up to standards
To improve someone or something enough to meet a certain requirement or expectation. If your intern doesn't come up to standards, expect him to be fired.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
come up to someone's standards
to meet or be equal to someone's standards or requirements. Does this ice cream come up to your standards? Ann's concert recital did not come up to her own standards.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.