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match up

phrasal verb with match uk   us   /mætʃ/ verb
  • (BE SIMILAR)

If two things ​match up, they are ​similar and are ​designed to ​connect or to ​work together: If the ​teeth on the ​cogs don't ​match up ​correctly (= if they are not in the ​correctplace), the ​mechanism will ​jam.
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Translations of “match up”
in Chinese (Simplified) 一致, 相一致…
in Turkish birbirini tutmak…
in Russian совпадать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 一致, 一致,相同…
in Polish pokrywać się…
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