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live up to / vivir de acuerdo con
live up to   live   1   -intransitive verb + preposition
1. (=be true to)
[+principles]   vivir de acuerdo con
[+promises]   cumplir
2. (=be equal to)
[+reputation, expectations]   estar a la altura de
·marriage failed to live up to her expectations
·el matrimonio no estuvo a la altura de or defraudó sus expectativas
·his brother'noun success will give him something to live up to
·el éxito de su hermano le dará algo que igualar
·the new president has not lived up to their [hopes]
·el nuevo presidente ha defraudado sus esperanzas
·the product doesn't live up to its [name]
·el producto no hace honor a su nombre
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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