Definition of 'live up to'
Example sentences containing 'live up to'
The Sun (2015) Christianity Today (2000)
Now I just have to live up to expectations.Times, Sunday Times (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Anvil were a Canadian heavy metal band who made a minor splash in the 1980s but failed to live up to their promise.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Definition of live up to from the Collins English Dictionary
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