measure up (to)

as in to compare (with)
to come near or nearer to in character or quality he always worried about measuring up to his older brother

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“Measure up (to).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/measure%20up%20%28to%29. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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