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game, set and matchAlternative form of game, set, matchRate it:

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game, set, and matchAlternative form of game, set, matchRate it:

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game, set, matchAn expression commonly used at the conclusion of a tennis match to indicate that a competitor has won.Rate it:

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game, set, matchAn expression indicating finality, announcing that a series of events—usually involving some form of rivalry—has reached a conclusion.Rate it:

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match dayThe day graduating medical-school students find out where they will serve as residents.Rate it:

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match dayUsed other than as an idiom: The day of a match.Rate it:

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match made in heavenA marriage that is likely to be happy and successful because the two people are very compatible with each other.Rate it:

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match made in heavenA very successful combination of two people or things.Rate it:

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match made in hellA marriage that is likely to be unhappy or abusive and unsuccessful because the two people are very incompatible with each other.Rate it:

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match made in hellA very unsuccessful or conflicting combination of two people or things.Rate it:

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pissing matchA pointless competition, dispute or conflict, often over some trivial matter.Rate it:

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shitting matchA pointless competition, dispute or conflict, often over some trivial matter.Rate it:

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slanging matchA row; an argument in which names are called.Rate it:

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test matchcricket internationalRate it:

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the curtains match the drapesSynonym of the carpet matches the drapesRate it:

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the whole shooting matchEverything; the entire collection, endeavor, or activity.Rate it:

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whole shooting matchEverything; the entire collection, endeavor, or activity.Rate it:

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knock upTo gently hit the ball back and forth before a tennis match, as practice or warm-up, and to gauge the state of the playing surface, lighting, etc. See knock-up.Rate it:

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cet homme n’a pas son pendant (or, pareil)That man has not his match.Rate it:

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close of playThe end of the final game (not to be confused with set or match) during a day at the All England Tennis Championships (Wimbledon)Rate it:

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count outTo determine that a competitor has lost a match, by a referee's enumeration aloud of the increments of time for which the competitor has been incapacitated.Rate it:

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c’est un homme comme il n’y en a pointHe is a man who has not his match; There is no equal to him.Rate it:

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face offThe starting point, in a match of ice hockey. Two players face each other, for snatching the puck.Rate it:

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fresh legsSomebody who has yet to play in a match, and therefore has plenty of energy.Rate it:

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go the distanceTo participate in a boxing match for its maximum number of rounds.Rate it:

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if my aunt had balls, she'd be my uncle(colloquial, vulgar, humorous) It is fruitless to speculate about counterfactual situations."We would have won the match if we'd had a decent goalkeeper.""And if my aunt had balls, she'd be my uncle!"Rate it:

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il a épousé un bon partiHe made a good match.Rate it:

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il a trouvé chaussure à son piedHe has found just what he wanted; He has found his match.Rate it:

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il vous rendrait des pointsHe is more than a match for you; He could give you points.Rate it:

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je ne suis pas de votre force(lit.) I am not so strong as you are; (fig.) I am no match for you.Rate it:

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joustA tilting match: a mock combat between two mounted knights or men-at-arms using lances in the lists or enclosed field.Rate it:

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le vert jure avec le jauneGreen does not match with yellow; Green clashes with yellow.Rate it:

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nous sommes à deux de jeuWe are even; We are a match for each other; Two can play at that game.Rate it:

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pick cornersTo choose a preference (as in predicting which boxer will win a match).Rate it:

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qu’il vienne, il trouvera à qui parlerLet him come, he will find his match.Rate it:

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ringside seatA seat in the front row of a boxing or wrestling match.Rate it:

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run down the clockTo waste time at the end of a match such that it is terminated by running out of time, or during a match so a time penalty is made less severe.Rate it:

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save by the bellIn a boxing or wrestling match or similar competition, to ring the bell which concludes the round and thereby to prevent a competitor who has been knocked down from being counted out by the referee.Rate it:

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saved by the bellIn a boxing or wrestling match or similar competition, spared from being counted out by the referee by the ringing of the bell which concludes the round.Rate it:

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serve outTo win a set, or by extension a match, by holding serve.Rate it:

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vous ne lui allez pas à la chevilleYou are a pigmy compared with him; You are no match for him at all.Rate it:

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WYSIWYMwhat you see is what you match.Rate it:

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