live up

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live up (third-person singular simple present lives up, present participle living up, simple past and past participle lived up)

  1. (intransitive) (followed by to) To fulfil the expectations placed upon.
    She never lived up to her reputation.
    The holidays didn't live up to the advertiser's claims.

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