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match

verb
 
 
/mætʃ/
BE THE SAME [I, T] B1 If two things match, they are the same colour or type: I can't find anything to match my green shirt. Your socks don't match. Traces of blood found on Walker's clothing matched the victim's blood type.Matching and co-ordinatingBeing or appearing similar or the same
CHOOSE [T] B1 to choose someone or something that is suitable for a particular person, activity, or purpose: In the first exercise, you have to match the famous person to their country of origin.Matching and co-ordinating
BE AS GOOD AS [T] to be as good as someone or something else: It would be difficult to match the service this airline gives to its customers.Being or appearing similar or the same
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