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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!
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

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

fire someone with anger

 and fire someone with enthusiasm; fire someone with hope; fire someone with expectations
Fig. [for someone's words] to fill someone with eagerness or the desire to do something. The speech fired the audience with enthusiasm for change. We were fired with anger to protest against the government.
See also: anger, fire
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This is a condition required for a set of survey expectational series to meet the term of weak-form efficiency.
First, the efficiency test was applied to both data sets by regressing expectational errors on past actual inflation rates (two or three lags).
20) Like Table 3, the top panel of each table uses the hybrid definition of the PEG ratio and the lower panel uses the expectational form.
Evans and Honkapohja (2003b) label this finding "deeply worrying," and, indeed, the analysis shows the dangers of proceeding naively from the objective (14) to an implementable policy without considering the effects of that policy on the nature of equilibrium or the stability of the equilibrium in the face of small expectational errors.
In an analysis based upon a price adjustment (Phillips curve) relation that is formulated so as to nest expectational (forward looking), inertial (backward looking), and mixed specifications, Fuhrer finds that the expectational terms provide statistically insignificant explanatory power: "I find that expectations of future prices are empirically unimportant in explaining price and inflation behavior" (Fuhrer 1997, 349).
Furthermore, in the United Kingdom, expectational errors (the MA process) become significant instead of the AR process, and they are negative.
Earlier, Harris [12] conducted crude tests of whether expectational equity risk premia varied with risk proxied by bond ratings and the dispersion of analysts' forecasts and found that required returns increased with higher risk.
The expectational IS schedule thus emphasizes the distinction between temporary and permanent movements in real output for the level of the real interest rate.
econometric models to test for the properties of expectational rationality.
For an indication as to the direction of the shares given this technical layout, we turn to the cornerstone of our Expectational Analysis (R) methodology: sentiment.
The equity's technical backdrop certainly doesn't warrant such optimism, making it an attractive choice from our Expectational Analysis (R) (http://www.
On an Expectational Analysis(R) basis, AMZN struggles with a Schaeffer's Equity Scorecard rating of 2.
On the Expectational Analysis (R) front, it is a fairly neutral picture for AA, RTP, and BHP, as all three issues have garnered a Schaeffer's Equity Scorecard rating of 5.
The firm's contrarian approach, called Expectational Analysis(R), focuses on stocks with technical and fundamental trends that run counter to investor expectations.
While the stock's uptrend continues to impress, there doesn't seem to be a formidable "wall of worry" to aid credence from an Expectational Analysis(R) perspective.