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Lived up to its reputation #1 (permalink) Mon Sep 12, 2005 10:09 am   Lived up to its reputation
 

Test No. express/advan-6 "Live up to", question 3

He wanted excitement and travel and the army lived up to its reputation.

(a) came up to
(b) came near to
(c) went near
(d) went beyond

Test No. express/advan-6 "Live up to", answer 3

He wanted excitement and travel and the army came up to its reputation.

Correct answer: (a) came up to
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i don't really understand the phrase came up to
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Lived up to #2 (permalink) Mon Sep 12, 2005 11:31 am   Lived up to
 

Hi Tho,

In this sentence it means was as good as its reputaion or if you like reached the level he had expected from its reputation.

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