coincide

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coincide with (something)

1. To happen at the same time as something else. Election day is going to coincide with the festival, so they are expecting a low turnout.
2. To match or be identical to something. My personality just coincides with his—that's why we get along so well.
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coincide with something

to agree with or match something; [for something] to happen at the same time as something else. This pattern coincides with the pattern we see in the carpet. My birthday sometimes coincides with Thanksgiving Day.
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Fans usually burst firecrackers when India win matches, but this year the World Cup is coinciding with Holi and therefore, shops and fans are stockpiling them for both occasions.
Wahid Ali, a customer, said: "The World Cup is being celebrated like a festival because it is coinciding with Holi.