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 site, Hipstershdi.com, allows young Muslims to find their match on their own terms, the Christian Science Monitor reported.
TRANMERE find their matches rescheduled for all manner of reasons these days, although most often it is the all-powerful voice of television that dictates when they play.