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meet one's match

Definition of meet one's match in English:

Encounter one’s equal in strength or ability: Iris had met her match
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  • I want to congratulate you on being a great interviewer, but I think you've met your match.
  • In some of the most humble people in the world, the would-be makers of the economic commandments may well have met their match.
  • But Edinburgh's dreaded parking attendants have finally met their match in the shape of the doughty Balmoral Hotel.
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