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    Default expectations

    My question is do options #1, #2 and #3 suit the context below?

    The event/the results/the job/the new software................expectations.

    1. wasn't up to
    2. failed to/didn't live up to
    3. failed to/didn't measure up to

    Can we also say "the event/the results/the job/the new software didn't measure up" and "the event/the results/the job/the new software exceeded/surpassed (all) expectations"?
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    Default Re: expectations

    Yes, you can use them all.

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    Default Re: expectations

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    Yes, you can use them all.
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