to live up to someone's expectations

idiom

: to do as well as someone expects one to do
He found it hard to live up to his parents' expectations.

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to live up to someone's expectations

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“To live up to someone's expectations.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/to%20live%20up%20to%20someone%27s%20expectations. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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