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Manage to keep up with a competitor:‘bargain basement Newry matched their high price rivals stride for stride’
- ‘For an hour his team matched Chelsea stride for stride, creating better chances, constructing more flowing moves.’
- ‘Egewe slowed his own pace, matching Zylnain stride for stride.’
- ‘He matches you stride for stride, and he is running very well right now.’
- ‘Fortunately for the home side, Myers matched him stride for stride and ushered the ball out of harm's way.’
- ‘Playing with the breeze, Glenmanor matched Drumlea stride for stride in the first-half, after which the sides were on level terms.’
- ‘A week ago, I was unable to walk… now I matched him stride for stride going through a two mile run.’
- ‘She was pleased to see that she had matched Nika stride for stride while she let her thoughts run on.’
- ‘I asked him as I scurried along beside him, trying to match him stride for stride. ‘I didn't notice you leave.’’
- ‘Having little experience in the whole dance department, I had to watch Matik's footing closely, matching him stride for stride.’
- ‘However, it might not be too long before City are not just clinging to the coattails of their Premiership neighbours but matching them stride for stride - if only in the fitness stakes.’
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