come up to (one's) expectations

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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

come up to someone's expectations

to be as good as someone expected. Sorry, but this product does not come up to my expectations and I want to return it.
See also: come, expectation, up
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In terms of coming expectations, Grisson said that the industry will continue to experience a contraction in printing inks consumed in publishing due to the continued global growth in electronic media.
Before moving on to an appraisal of coming expectations and realities, the volume contains extensive historical analysis of fuel transitions along with a more intense focus on eight countries.