find (one's) match

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find (one's) match

To encounter one's equal or superior in ability, skill, etc., especially in a competitive setting. Stevenson used to be the dominant player on the tour, but it looks like she has finally found her match in the young newcomer. A lot of kids who are used to being the smartest student in school are a little shell-shocked when they find their match in college.
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The grant can contribute up to 50 per cent of the total project cost, so groups will have to find match funding from other sources as well.
The Scot, seeded No.4 in Melbourne, returns to Grand Slam action at the Australian Open next week following back surgery and will now play exhibition matches at the Kooyong Classic to find match fitness.
Kris Commons will also be in contention for a place in the side but new signing Mikael Lustig, from Rosenborg, will be given more time to find match fitness.
The Vale council is seeking to apply for pounds 500,000 from the Department of Transport and would have to find match funding of pounds 188,209 to enable the project to proceed.
Officials need to find match funding to ensure that pounds 30m of European funding comes to Merseyside
The missions will also be displayed in the find match menu, where players who are already deep into the action of multiplayer can discover them.
"We may have to wait a bit for them to find match fitness, but in the meantime they can help freshen it up for us."
I've picked up a few injuries this season and it's hard to find match sharpness.
Tom Jones, Wales TUC representative on the forum, asked whether it would now be harder to find match funding in order for the full sum to be spent within the programme's lifespan.
Wales Under-21 Blake has also struggled to find match time, sitting out matches until, with Kevin McNaughton injured, he started in the last three Championship games.
Big-hearted Kevin Gallacher faces a double mission in France - to help take Scotland into the second phase AND find match tickets for a group of house guests.
The foundation asked for help to find match funding for the remaining pounds 30,000 of government funds that had been allocated specifically for Kirklees, before it was lost at the end of this financial year.
But it is not clear yet whether currency fluctuations, in which sterling has fallen sharply against the euro, will make it harder to find match funding for cash from Brussels.
Cllr Stewart said their efforts had now been rewarded and approval had been given to find match funding through the council's Capital Programme.
Up to pounds 500 is available to help with start up costs and up to pounds 5,000 is on offer for people who can find match funding.