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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The elite teams are coming up, so we'll see how we'll fare against them,' he said.
"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.
"It will be a big challenge and it will be interesting to see how we fare against them."
McStay said: "It's a chance to see the up-andcoming stars at United and see how our own young players fare against them.
"How ourselves, Croatia and Yugoslavia fare against them will be absolutely vital in determining who qualifies.