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a box of matches
He struck a match (=made it light) and lit the candles.
a football match
This is the third international match they've played in a week.
They lost the Scotland match in the last five minutes.
The curtains are a good match for the sofa.
It was difficult to get an exact match for the paint.
Realizing he had met his match, Wong surrendered.
The forwards were more than a match for their opponents.
Despite thorough preparation, England's cricketers were no match for India.
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American English version of definition of match
used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend
one of the pair of bones that go across the top of your chest from your shoulder to the bottom of...
a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career
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Definition of match from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.