What is the Meaning of MEASURE UP?
to reach an expected standard; to fulfill certain expectations
1. Sometimes I feel like I will never measure up to my mother-in-law’s expectations.
2. His second wife will never measure up to his first wife.
Tip: follow this phrasal verb using “to someone, or to something”
|present –||MEASURE UP|
|present participle –||MEASURING UP|
|past –||MEASURED UP|
|past participle –||MEASURED UP|