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measuring up (to)

verb
present participle of measure up (to)

Synonyms of measuring up (to)

to come near or nearer to in character or quality
  • he always worried about measuring up to his older brother

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“Measuring up (to).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/measuring%20up%20%28to%29. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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