meet (someone's) expectations

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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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An update on the Uniform CPA Examination included data showing volume is trending up significantly and meeting expectations.
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The increase for the TOPBOMB program was made as part of the city's midyear review of the 1995-96 budget, in which the budget is re-examined to determine whether revenue and expenses are meeting expectations.