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Significado de “match” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "match" - Diccionario Inglés

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matchnoun

us   uk   /mætʃ/
  • match noun (COMPETITION)

A2 [C] mainly UK US usually game a sports competition or event in which two people or teams compete against each other: a tennis match a football/cricket match We won/lost the match. Liverpool have a match with (= against) Blackburn next week.
the man/woman of the match UK
the person who has scored the most points or played the best in a match

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  • match noun (STICK)

B2 [C] a short, thin stick made of wood or cardboard and covered with a special chemical at one end that burns when rubbed firmly against a rough surface: a box of matches You should always strike a match away from you.
put a match to sth UK
to make something burn

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  • match noun (SUITABLE)

C2 [S] something that is similar to or combines well with something else: The curtains look great - they're a perfect match for the sofa.
[S] If two people who are having a relationship are a good match, they are very suitable for each other: Theirs is a match made in heaven (= a very good relationship).

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matchverb

us   uk   /mætʃ/
  • match verb (EQUAL)

C1 [T] to be as good as someone or something else: It would be difficult to match the service this airline gives its customers.

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  • match verb (LOOK SIMILAR)

B1 [I or T] If two colours, designs, or objects match, they are similar or look attractive together: Do you think these two colours match? Does this shirt match these trousers? a sofa with curtains to match

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  • match verb (CHOOSE)

B1 [T] to choose someone or something that is suitable for a particular person, activity, or purpose: In the first exercise you have to match each capital city to its country.
(Definition of match from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "match" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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matchnoun

us   /mætʃ/
  • match noun (COMPETITION)

[C] a sports competition or event in which two people or teams compete against each other: a tennis/wrestling match fig. They got into a shouting/shoving match (= they were arguing or fighting).
  • match noun (STICK)

[C] a short, thin stick of wood or cardboard, covered at one end with a material that will burn when rubbed against a rough surface

matchverb [I/T]

us   /mætʃ/
  • match verb [I/T] (BE SUITABLE)

to be similar to or the same as something, or to combine well with someone or something else: [I] The shirt and pants match perfectly. [T] Her fingerprints matched the prints that were taken from the crime scene.
  • match verb [I/T] (BE EQUAL)

to be equal to another person or thing in some quality: [T] It would be difficult to match the service this airline gives its customers.
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(Definition of match from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "match" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

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matchverb

uk   /mætʃ/ us  
[T] to be equal to another person or thing in quality, amount, or level: Few people can match his combination of skills. Results this year may not match last year's. I'm looking for a job that matches my qualifications and ambitions.
[I or T] to be the same as something else, or to be the same as each other: The program automatically finds websites and news stories that match your interests. His actions and his words did not match.
[T] to find something that is the same as something else, or goes well with it: match sth against sth Bring a sample of the colour you want to our store, and we will match it against one of our paint colours.match sth/sb to sth We can help you match the person to the job.
[T] to give or offer the same amount of money as has been given, collected, or offered by someone else: It's hard for small stores to match supermarket prices. The charity will receive federal money to match the first $250 of each contribution.

matchnoun

uk   /mætʃ/ us  
[C] something that is the same as something else: I searched for his name in the database but got the message "No match".find/make a match Detectives found a match with samples taken from the crime scene. I compared the two signatures, and they were an exact match.
[S] a person or thing that is equal to another person or thing in quality or power: a match for sb/sth The newspaper's new head is certainly a match for the previous editor.
be no match for sth/sb
to be less powerful or effective than someone or something else: Their computer firewall was no match for the hackers.
(Definition of match from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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