live up to your/its reputation

live up to (one's)/its reputation

To have all the positive or negative attributes that others associate with one or something. I enjoyed the movie, but I just don't think it lived up to its reputation as the greatest horror film of all time. She certainly lived up to her reputation as one of the greediest, most ruthless CEOs in the country.
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live up to your/its repuˈtation

be as good, bad, etc. as people say: The restaurant lived up to its reputation. We had a wonderful meal.
See also: live, reputation, to, up
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