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Phrasal Verbs: Measure

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Question 1
Choose the correct usage:
A
Her poetry is not good enough to be measured with that of the rest of the participants.
B
Her poetry is not good enough to be measured against that of the rest of the participants.
Question 1 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is measured against, which means to evaluate or judge by comparison.
Question 2
Choose the correct usage:
A
The length of my dress was measured off for alteration.
B
The length of my dress was measured up for alteration.
Question 2 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is measure off, which means to mark a length on something to cut it or to measure something and mark the point where it ends or will be cut.
Question 3
Choose the correct usage:
A
The shopkeeper measured out the grocery.
B
The shopkeeper measured the grocery.
Question 3 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is measure out, which means to measure or weigh amount needed.
Question 4
Choose the correct usage:
A
Your work measures in the standards of our publication.
B
Your work measures up the standards of our publication.
Question 4 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is measure up, which means to be good enough, meet the required standard.
Question 5
Choose the correct usage:
A
I will try to measure off to your expectations on me.
B
I will try to measure up to your expectations on me.
Question 5 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is measure up to, which means to be good enough or worth of something.
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