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fare up

To perform or work well in comparison to someone or something else. I wonder if they will fare up to the top-seeded team in the division.
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fare up

v.
To perform or function successfully at a level comparable with or equal to that of something or someone else; fare against: They worked hard to win the competition, but in the end they didn't fare up. My performance didn't fare up to that of the other players.
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The pain for travellers would have been even greater, had Chancellor George Osborne not decided last month to reverse a Government decision which would have put regulated fares up by an extra 2% to 8%.
Haroon Din, 23, of Croydon Road, Middlesbrough, said: "We should put our fares up slightly.