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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!
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"It has been an encouraging start to the year and the board believes the company remains on course to meet expectations for the full year," he concluded.
Stating that he is trying his best to meet expectations, Buzdar said, 'The government has done so much in the first 100 days that a record could be set.'
I had no such virtue to become a chief minister but it is God's grace" Stating that he is trying his best to meet expectations, Buzdar said, "The government has done so much in the first 100 days that a record could be set." Responding to a question, Buzdar said, "The Police Reforms Commission is working and results will be seen soon.
He assured, 'PM Imran's team will fulfill the promises made to the nation and we will work hard to meet expectations of citizens.'
He stated, "PM Imran's team will fulfil the promises made to the nation and we will work hard to meet expectations of citizens.
Ahmed Waqas Waqas Riaz said that un-elected ones cannot last for long and 'we will meet expectations of general masses'.
We also have some requirements from him and if he fails to meet expectations, then we'll have to say goodbye to him," Abilgaziyev said.
"Battlefront 2" did not only fail to meet expectations, it was also unable to match  or surpass the 13 million copies sold of 2015's "Star Wars Battlefront" in the same time period.
The report, which contains final recommendations later approved by the Macau government granting Wynn one of the three main operating concessions, suggests Wynn may have failed to meet expectations of the government that he could be a key driver in a shift from a gaming destination into a family-oriented center for tourists.
The PML-N-led government could not deliver and meet expectations of masses in Balochistan.
De La Salle continued to meet expectations as it toyed with woeful University of the East, 95-66, for its 12th straight win in the UAAP Season 79 seniors' basketball tournament at Smart Araneta Coliseum.
MEDIA group Trinity Mirror said it expects its trading performance to meet expectations this year.
e Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) visited the site and judged that its academic standards and its student learning opportunities meet expectations. However, reviewers also judged that the quality of student learning opportunities at the college, and the quality of its information about learning opportunities, both require improvement to meet expectations.
iDirect takes pride in our ability to partner with our customers in order to help them meet expectations being placed on them by their customers.
Some 77% said training provided by the Department of Education didn't meet expectations and 82% felt there was not enough time to cover the new course.