Phrasal Verb: measure up

To measure up is to be good enough; to have the necessary abilities, skills or qualities.

Examples of use:
1. Our office manager has lost her job because her work didn’t measure up.

2. My brother is meeting his girlfriend’s parents today. I hope he measures up to their expectations!

infinitive – measure up

present simple – measure up and measures up

-ing form – measuring up

past simple – measured up

past participle – measured up

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