match for (someone or something)

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match for (someone or something)

1. Someone who is well suited to someone else, especially as a romantic partner. We're actually a perfect match for one another, despite our differences in personality—maybe even because of those differences. I think he would be a good match for you—just go on one date and see how you get on!
2. Someone who able to stand up to or compete against someone else with equal strength or skill. Often used in negative constructions. They've had an impressive run this season, but the young team is just no match for the returning champions. No one put much faith in the young defense attorney, but he has proven a match for the state prosecutor.
See also: match

match for (someone, something, or an animal)

someone, something, or an animal that is the equal of someone, something, or some other animal, especially in a contest. My older brother is no match for me; he's much weaker. Your horse is no match for mine in a race. Mine will always win.
See also: match
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He further asked the Kenya Premier League to consider rescheduling league matches for any Kenyan club honouring continental assignments.
It is felt by the critics that had the PCB adopted a policy of holding the matches for PSL's Pakistan leg in sequence - similar to what has been done at the three centers of the UAE - Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi - the board would have easily overcome the logistic problems.
The deal will see an additional 32 games shown live on television, taking the overall tally between Sky Sports, BT Sport and Amazon Prime to 200 matches for three seasons.
In this past February, Sky Plc paid over [pounds sterling]3.5bn to show 128 Premier League matches for the next three seasons.
The 2018 KPL opening match day was aired in various television stations in the country with the league owners using MediaPro, a television production company, shooting the matches for live broadcast.
We start to find robust matches for the salient features and perform the triangle constraint to reduce the ambiguities caused by the repetitive features.
In addition to the Main Residency Match, the NRMP conducts matches for more than 40 subspecialties.
The Tarari engine is also flexible and accurate, providing exact matches for a large number of patterns on an arbitrary length dataset, with wildcards located in the beginning, middle, or end of the search string.
Custom color matches for injections and blow molding, sheet, and film.
Custom color matches for injection and blow molding, sheet, and film.