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match1

Pronunciation: /mætʃ/

noun/nombre

  • 1 [Sport/Deporte] boxing/wrestling match combate (masculine) or match (masculine) de boxeo/de lucha libre football/hockey match (British English/inglés británico) partido (masculine) de fútbol/de hockey to have a shouting match [colloquial/familiar] pelearse a gritos or a voces
    Example sentences
    • Each team will play five matches from tomorrow until Monday with the final scheduled for next Tuesday.
    • The winners of their respective matches will contest the final, while the losers will play off for the bronze medal.
    • And, no matter what the sport, we all know that over a five match series the better team will win.
  • 2 (equal) (no plural/sin plural) to be a/no match for sb estar*/no estar* a la altura de algn, poder*/no poder* competir con algn she's more than a match for you te puede dar guerra to meet one's match encontrar* la horma de su zapato
    Example sentences
    • In recent decades his waning strength proved no match for the ravages of well intentioned but overbearing regulations.
    • Despite some very good performances, they were no match for the strength of the local side.
    • She knew she was no match for his strength.
  • 3 (no plural/sin plural) (sth similar) it's not exactly the same color, but it's a good match no es exactamente el mismo color, pero es bastante parecido they are a good match [couple] hacen buena pareja that shirt is a perfect match for my suit esa camisa va or queda perfecta con mi traje it's not a good match no hace juego, no queda bien

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 (equal) igualar I'll match any offer he makes estoy dispuesto a igualar cualquier oferta que él haga we have nothing to match their new line no tenemos nada equiparable a su nueva línea I can't match him at tennis no estoy a su altura en tenis, no puedo competir con él en tenis she can more than match him for intelligence no le va a la zaga en cuanto a inteligencia
  • 2 2.1 (correspond to) ajustarse a, corresponder a does it match the description? ¿se ajusta or corresponde a la descripción? it doesn't match our client's specifications no se ajusta a las especificaciones de nuestro cliente 2.2 (harmonize with) hacer* juego con it matches my shoes hace juego con mis zapatos, queda bien con mis zapatos 2.3 (make correspond, find equivalent for) she dyed the curtains to match the rug tiñó las cortinas del mismo color que la alfombra I have trouble matching names to faces me cuesta acordarme de los nombres de la gente match the words with the pictures encuentra la palabra que corresponda a cada dibujo to be well matched [competitors] ser* del mismo nivel, ser* muy parejos (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) [lovers/couple] hacer* buena pareja 2.4
    (matching present participle/participio presente)
    [socks/bedclothes] haciendo juego, a juego (Spain/España) I wore a skirt and matching jacket me puse una falda y una chaqueta haciendo juego or (Spain/España) una chaqueta a juego
  • 3 3.1 (compare) to match sth against sth cotejar or comparar algo con algo 3.2 (put in competition with)to match sth/sb against sth/sb he matched his strength against his brother's midió su fuerza con la de su hermano I wouldn't match him against the champion yo no lo enfrentaría al campeón

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

Phrasal verbs

match up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento 1.1 (align, make correspond) [pattern/design] hacer* coincidir 1.2 (compare, find equivalent for) to match sth up (with sth) comparar or cotejar algo (con algo) 1.1verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio 2.1 (tally) coincidir, concordar* 2.2 (live up to) to match up to sth estar* a la altura de algo

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Pronunciation: /mætʃ/

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