not up to expectations

idiom

: not as good as people thought would be the case
Company earnings were not up to expectations.

Examples of not up to expectations in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Now Texas is 6-4 and 4-3 in the Big 12 heading to Kansas (6-4, 3-4) – better, but not great and definitely not up to expectations. Dallas News, 15 Nov. 2022 If performance is not up to expectations, the board must ask two questions. Ed Hirs, Forbes, 2 Mar. 2021

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“Not up to expectations.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/not%20up%20to%20expectations. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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