match (someone or something) in (something)

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match (someone or something) in (something)

To have as much or an equal degree of some quality, characteristic, attribute, etc., as someone or something else. I knew I would never match my opponent in raw strength, so I tried to take advantage of his slower movements and reflexes. To be honest, I feel like Budapest matches Paris in beauty and culture.
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match someone or something in something

to equal someone or something in some quality. I am sure I match her in wisdom if not in grace and beauty. You do not match her in any way.
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We had to be very cautious about this because our players already had 48 matches in their legs.