fare against

fare against (someone or something)

To perform or work well in comparison to someone or something else. I wonder how they will fare against the top-seeded team in the division.
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fare against

v.
To perform or function at a level comparable with that of something or someone else: I wonder how well the new car models fare against the old ones.
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Asked how he would fare against McGregor, Alvarez answered, "On my part, all I can say is I don't know and will never know.
Starting on June 14, how the Taeguk Warriors fare against defending champions Germany as well as Sweden -- which eliminated Italy in qualification -- and Mexico will play a large part in how 2018 is remembered.
As marathon ushers in the medal-rich track and field competitions on Saturday, focus will be on how Mary Joy Tabal would fare against the best in the field.
The Magpies will then face either AZ - where goalkeeper Tim Krul has been on loan this season - or Whitby in a third-place play-off, or the final on Saturday, July 29, depending on how they fare against Celtic.
SHAUN EDWARDS has defended under-fire coach Rob Howley, insisting Wales' autumn campaign will be judged on how they fare against South Africa on Saturday.
The Dons racked up their eighth-straight win of a flawless start to their league campaign with a 3-1 win over Hearts on Sunday and Stubbs is looking forward to seeing how his team fare against Derek McInnes' team.
It was yet to be seen, how Mukhtar fare against top quality attack," he added.
And irrespective of how they fare against Reading - where Parkinson (right) was a legend as a player - I can only tip my hat to Bradford.
I'm a supporter of Manchester United but as a local I'm very interested to see how Yeovil fare against them so I've taken out a box with a load of mates.
Arsenal lost at Swansea last time out - how will they fare against United (Angel Di Maria, above)?
However, with wins against relegated sides Fulham, Norwich and Cardiff already this season, the boss admits he is keen to see how his side fare against some of the Championship's hotly-tipped sides.
And how will talisman John Cena fare against the unpredictable threat posed by maniacal competitor Bray Wyatt, looking to ruin Cena's storied WWE legacy?
Hussey believes this series will be decided by how Australia's batsmen fare against the Steyn-Morkel-Vernon Philander trio.
TORONTO, Dhu-AlQa'dah 29, 1434, Oct 5, 2013, SPA -- A class action lawsuit has been filed against BlackBerry by a shareholder claiming the company misled investors about its future, including how the BlackBerry 10 smartphone line would fare against competitors, AP reported.
Tonight, host Phillip Schofield is back with more celebrities and their better halves to see how they fare against the seemingly simple questions.