equal to (someone or something)

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equal to (someone or something)

1. As skilled or accomplished as someone or something else. I don't understand why I didn't get the promotion when I am certainly equal to Greg in every way.
2. Having the necessary ability, talent, qualities, or capability to handle or accomplish a given role or situation. The young soldier proved equal to the task and saved his platoon from an enemy ambush.
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equal to

(someone or something) able to handle or deal with someone or something. I'm afraid that I'm not equal to Mrs. Smith's problem right now. Please ask her to come back later. That's a very difficult task, but I'm sure Bill is equal to it.
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equal to

someone as good or as accomplished as someone else. I certainly feel equal to Randy. He's nothing special. I don't think that Bill feels equal to Bob, even though they are twins.
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equal to

Adequate or fit in ability or extent, as in I'm not sure I'm equal to the task. [Late 1600s] Also see feel up to; up to.
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3 billion people and will talk to only those who are equal to us then we will be isolated in the world.
is equal to us and it is our responsibility to save his life through ensuring implementation of traffic rules, he said quoting the SSP (Traffic).
And on receiving it they grumbled against the landowner, saying, 'These last ones worked only one hour, and you have made them equal to us, who bore the day's burden and the heat.
Whether there is any VIP or common people on the road, everyone is equal to us and it is our responsibility to save his life through ensuring
The media is government-controlled and the government is represented in dialogue as a participant, an equal to us, but they are being given full coverage like others from the coalition and independents (MPs and Shura Council members), while we have our quotes and interviews edited and trimmed," he said.
Algerian Energy and Mines Minister Youcef Yousfi says: "The initial results of the evaluation of [Algeria's] non-conventional gases, mainly shale gas, have shown the reserves in the country as at least equal to US reserves" - the latter having the world's second largest deposits of shale gas next to China's.
The annual interest rate is equal to US Libor rate plus 5.
1 billion, equal to US $251 per capita, and is forecast to reach US $2.
In reality some instruments are equal to US Treasuries, in practice, like deposits.
All three ( the UEFA Cup, the Carling Cup and the FA Cup ( are equal to us and have the same importance.
By accepting to be equal to us and to die for us, Christ shows us the only solution: the acceptance of suffering and sacrifice for love of others.
com, "When African-Americans say, 'Wait a minute, we are going to discriminate against you; we, in fact, don't see you as equal to us,' that is a dangerous, dangerous slope that you're going down.
If we tell children that animals are essentially equal to us, we should not be surprised when they act like animals - or when they leave us drowning in a lake so they can save Fluffy.
All the Pakhtuns living in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Fata, Balochistan and other parts of the country are equal to us and we will pull out all stops to remove the growing sense of deprivation among them, he said while talking to a delegation of prominent tribal elders and youth hailing from Darra Adamkhel.