Thesaurus / measure up

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According to the canons of perfection he did not measure up to the standard.

The Chalice Of CourageCyrus Townsend Brady

I will not seek to judge after the fact and hold the measure up against those who had to judge before.

Again and again they had seen him put to the test, and he had never failed to measure up to the emergency.

He was too honest to decry in another much which he knew would not measure up to Golden Rule standards in himself.

During quieter moments I went over, at his suggestion, to measure up and see if the beam wasn t high enough.

Dwellers in ArcadyAlbert Bigelow Paine

Students are afraid they will not measure up and demand to be taught by the book.

The sympathetic response of the American people never fails to measure up to the summons of any calamity.

Measure up from the bottom twice the width of the desired hem plus one-fourth of an inch for the seam and crease for a tuck.

Handicraft for GirlsIdabelle McGlauflin

As usual I groan gratefully under the multiplication of your bounties; the last of these in particular heaping that measure up.

Then the church in Quebec will measure up to the church in Belgium and in France.

The Valley of VisionHenry Van Dyke
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