治理结构是一种可重复的标准，它可以确保供应商和客户达成目标。 Governance structures are repeatable touchstones that ensure that both providers and clients will set and live up to expectations.
同样如果你与人沟通的模式是在用“客户模式”，那么你很自然地会表现出更高水平。 这就像老话说的，心有多大就能走多远。 You'll also find that if you're default mode is "client mode" you'll naturally perform at a higher level over time — it's like the old saying goes — people live up to expectations.
6月份当季，即苹果公司（Apple）的第三财季，Mac是少数销量没有达到预期的产品之一。 The Mac was one of the few products that failed to live up to expectations in the June quarter (Apple's fiscal Q3).
产品的表现符合在所有方面的期望？ Does the product performance live up to expectations in all its aspects?
但是，无论如何，结局似乎看起来总是事与愿违。 But, somehow, the end result never seems to live up to expectations.
例如单克隆抗体就没有辜负人们的期望。 Monoclonal antibodies, for instance, have yet to live up to expectations.
在最近几年的锦标赛中英格兰已经苦苦挣扎，他们很少机会重演他们的1966年成功。 They have struggled to live up to expectations in recent tournaments and seldom threatened to repeat their 1966 success.
新的春天并不如我们所盼望的那样，它将带来寒冷、风雨以及冬末的憔悴与疲乏。 Hope is delusive, and the new spring will not live up to expectations: it will bring cold, wind and rain, and the sickly tiredness that accompanies the end of winter.
金妍儿与现代汽车等大公司签约，而很多合约在今年即将期满。 市场专家认为，如果金妍儿没有实现预期目标，各公司很可能不会与其续约。 Many of her biggest deals, including a contract with the Hyundai Motor Company, expire this year and marketing experts said may not be renewed if she fails to live up to expectations.
然而，泰姬陵我是第一次去，旅游景点总是差强人意，我对此期望值不高。 However, this will be my first visit to the Taj, and as tourist attractions seem rarely to live up to expectations, I did not expect too much.