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 Meanings and Examples of MATCH
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match
 n.  a game or sports event where teams compete
Example Sentence: (112 in 8 pages)
1  I was absolutely knackered at the end of the match.
2  I thought I knew quite a lot about electrical things, but when I was given this old radio to repair, I had to admit that I'd met my match.
3  Highlights of the match will be shown after the news.
4  The employment agency exists to match up graduates and IT companies.
5  The agency tries to match single people with suitable partners.
6  The match was postponed to the next day because of bad weather.
7  England beat New Zealand in a grudge match.
8  The dry wood blazed up at the touch of a match.
9  Steven took his son to a cricket match as a birthday treat.
10  Ed came over last night to watch the video of the football match that I'd recorded.
11  The video was pre-set to record the match.
12  Everybody wanted to watch the match.
13  Whatever your colour scheme, there's a fabric to match.
14  It's raining, which presumably means that your football match will be cancelled.
15  Her elder daughter, in whom she placed the greatest trust, failed to match her expectations.
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  He struck a match on his boot and held it up against the wall.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
2  'We'll soon have a light, I said, striking a match and putting it to a wax candle which I had brought with me.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER VI. A CONTINUATION OF THE REMINISCENCES OF JOHN W...
3  She had met him once only, at a cricket match.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 4
4  We might have made a match of it, Sir Spaniel, had fortune favoured.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 9
5  I'm a match for any of 'em--the chits you dally with, and bid me meet you at the Orange Tree when you're drowsing the night off spent in their arms.'
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 9
6  He stubbed his match on the plate.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 13
7  I am beset here with neighbours that match your infidels, Sir Knight, in Holy Land.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
8  Both displayed great feats of gallantry, nor did either Bois-Guilbert or the Disinherited Knight find in the ranks opposed to them a champion who could be termed their unquestioned match.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
9  There is more in it than thou dost guess, Conrade; thy simplicity is no match for this deep abyss of wickedness.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
10  It is indeed," said the Templar; "for, proud as thou art, thou hast in me found thy match.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
11  All Huntingdon exclaimed on the greatness of the match, and her uncle, the lawyer, himself, allowed her to be at least three thousand pounds short of any equitable claim to it.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
12  Yes, indeed, a very pretty match.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
13  She would learn to match him in his indifference.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
14  And yet it was a most desirable match for Janet at the time.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
15  Poor Janet has been sadly taken in, and yet there was nothing improper on her side: she did not run into the match inconsiderately; there was no want of foresight.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI