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Average American

How do you size up?

I just bumped into the above on the FoxNews. What does that mean to you? Thanks.
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How do you compare to / How well do you match the average American?

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Hi,

Average American

How do you size up?

I just bumped into the above on the FoxNews. What does that mean to you?

It's an idiomatic way of asking you to compare yourself to the average American. eg

The average American male weighs 180 pounds. What do you weigh?

He earns $40,000 per year. What do you earn?

You might also like to consider 'How do you measure up?' This is similar, but it implies that you should meet these standards.

Best wishes, Clive
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