fare against (someone or something)

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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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"This match has however attracted the interest of many local football fans, most of whom are keen to see how their Kenyan stars will fare against one of the top teams in the world's most popular league.Kerr has also hinted that a number of European scouts will be available to watch the Kenyan team with a view of snapping some of the talents who will impress.
I want to see how we fare against one of the top teams in the league and that level of competition."
Jim Ellis, Armadale, said: "It was a remarkable victory and it would now be interesting to see how they would fare against one of Europe's big teams."
BOSTON - The Celtics waited half a season to see how they would fare against one of the Western Conference's elite teams.
They are a powerful side and it will be interesting to see how we fare against one of the world's finest.