One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Corresponding in some essential respect with something previously mentioned or chosen.‘a new coat and a hat to match’
- ‘He has always been a charismatic lead singer and he certainly has the stamina to match.’
- ‘The commercial offerings are very impressive, but tend to have a price tag to match.’
- ‘So now we've just got the sideboard still to get, and possibly a new dining room table to match.’
- ‘For millions of years it has led an unglamorous life with an unfortunate name to match.’
- ‘We have a Premier League set-up in terms of facilities and we have ambitions to match.’
- ‘Never any trouble to look after, he was a great little pet with a personality to match.’
- ‘Having bundles of money and a lifestyle to match is little more than a dream to most folk.’
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