English - Vietnamese Dictionary
match /mætʃ/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- ngòi (châm súng hoả mai...)
- danh từ
- cuộc thi đấu
- a match of football: một cuộc thi đấu bóng đá
- địch thủ, đối thủ; người ngang tài, người ngang sức
- to meet one's match: gặp đối thủ
- to have not one's: không có đối thủ
- cái xứng nhau, cái hợp nhau
- these two kinds of cloth are a good match: hai loại vải này rất hợp nhau
- sự kết hôn; hôn nhân
- to make a match: tác thành nên một việc hôn nhân
- đám (chỉ người định lấy làm vợ hay làm chồng)
- she (he) is a good match: cái đám ấy tốt đấy
- ngoại động từ
- đối chọi, địch được, sánh được, đối được
- worldly pleasures cannot match those joys: những thú trần tục không thể sánh được với những niềm vui này
- làm cho hợp, làm cho phù hợp
- they are well matched: hai người hợp nhau lắm, hai người rất tốt đôi; hai người thật là kỳ phùng địch thủ
- to match words with deeds: làm cho lời nói phù hợp với việc làm
- nội động từ
- xứng, hợp
- these two colours do not match: hai màu này không hợp nhau
+lighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical; ignites with friction
+a formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete
+a burning piece of wood or cardboard
+an exact duplicate
+the score needed to win a match
+a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect
+a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
+a pair of people who live together
+something that resembles or harmonizes with
+be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics
+provide funds complementary to
+bring two objects, ideas, or people together
+be equal to in quality or ability
+make correspond or harmonize
+satisfy or fulfill
+give or join in marriage
+set into opposition or rivalry
+be equal or harmonize
+make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching
Advanced English Dictionary
1 equal, equivalent, peer, equivalent, fellow, mate; parallel, replica, copy, double, twin, look-alike, facsimile, counterpart:
When it comes to punning, Crosby has finally met his match.
2 contest, competition, game, meet, tourney, tournament, bout, duel, rivalry, trial:
The match was between the top-seeded players.
3 marriage, betrothal, alliance, combination, compact, contract, partnership, union, affiliation:
It was a match made in heaven.
4 prospect, candidate:
With his inheritance, he's considered a good match.
5 match up, join, marry, unite, link, combine, put together, pair up or off, juxtapose, conjoin:
However did you manage to match names and faces? Glynis matched them up at the dinner table
6 equal, be equivalent (to), resemble, compare (with), tie, measure up (to), compete (with), vie (with), rival:
His skill on the flute will never match hers.
7 fit, go with, suit, accord, agree, harmonize, go (together), coordinate, blend, correspond:
Who will notice that your socks match your tie? Your eyes don't match.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
for lighting fires
1 [C] a small stick made of wood or cardboard that is used for lighting a fire, cigarette, etc: a box of matches + to strike a match (= to make it burn) + to put a match to sth (= set fire to sth) + If you suspect a gas leak do not strike a match or use electricity. + He took all her letters into the yard and put a match to them.
2 [C] (especially BrE) a sports event where people or teams compete against each other: (BrE) a football match + (AmE, BrE) a tennis match + They are playing an important match against Liverpool on Saturday.
See also - SLANGING MATCH
3 [sing.] a ~ for sb
sb's match a person who is equal to sb else in strength, skill, intelligence, etc: I was no match for him at tennis. + I was his match at tennis.
sb / sth that combines well
4 [sing.] a person or thing that combines well with sb/sth else: The curtains and carpet are a good match. + Jo and Ian are a perfect match for each other.
sth the same
5 [C] a thing that looks exactly the same as or very similar to sth else: I've found a vase that is an exact match of the one I broke. + This paint is a close enough colour match to the original.
6 [C] (old-fashioned) a marriage or a marriage partner: He was determined that his daughter should make a good match (= find a suitable husband).
See also - LOVE MATCH
Idioms: find / meet your match (in sb) to meet sb who is equal to, or even better than you in strength, skill or intelligence: He thought he could beat anyone at chess but he's met his match in Peter.
more at MAN n., WHOLE
1 if two things match, or if one thing matches another, they have the same colour, pattern, or style and therefore look attractive together: [VN] The doors were painted blue to match the walls. + a scarf with gloves to match + [V] None of these glasses match (= they are all different).
See also - MATCHING
be the same
2 if two things match or if one thing matches another, they are the same or very similar: [VN] Her fingerprints match those found at the scene of the crime. + As a couple they are not very well matched (= they are not very suitable for each other). + The dark clouds matched her mood. + [V] The two sets of figures don't match.
find sth similar / connected
3 [VN] ~ sb/sth (to / with sb/sth) to find sb/sth that goes together with or is connected with another person or thing: The aim of the competition is to match the quote to the person who said it.
be equal / better
4 [VN] to be as good, interesting, successful, etc. as sb/sth else
The profits made in the first year have never been matched. + Her anger was only matched by her frustration. + The teams were evenly matched.
5 [VN] to make sth the same or better than sth else: The company was unable to match his current salary. + They have reduced all their stock by 10% to match competitors' prices.
provide sth suitable
6 [VN] to provide sth that is suitable for or enough for a particular situation: Investment in hospitals is needed now to match the future needs of the country.
Idioms see MIX v.
Phrasal Verbs: match sth against sth to compare sth with sth else in order to find things that are the same or similar: New information is matched against existing data in the computer.
match sb/sth against / with sb/sth to arrange for sb to compete in a game or competition against sb else: We are matched against last year's champions in the first round.
match up (with sth) to be the same or similar
The suspects' stories just don't match up.
match sth<->up (with sth) to find things that belong together or that look attractive together: She spent the morning matching up orders with invoices.
match up (to sb/sth) (usually used in negative sentences) to be as good, interesting, successful as sb/sth
Synonym: MEASURE UP
The trip failed to match up to her expectations. + Anyone who doesn't match up (= who is not as good as expected) is soon fired.
1 in sports
big, crucial, important | exciting, thrilling | championship, competitive, cup, league | friendly | away, home
He's such a keen fan, he even goes to all the away matches.
| cricket, football, rugby, wrestling, etc.
VERB + MATCH
The match will be played in the new stadium.
Figo had an outstanding match.
| go to, see, watch | be defeated in, lose | clinch, win
A late goal clinched the match for Porto.
We drew our first game of the season 1?1.
MATCH + VERB
during a/the ~
an incident which took place during Saturday's match
| in a/the ~
She was injured in last week's match.
| ~ against
the match against Wales
| ~ between
the match between Japan and Brazil
| ~ with
They lost their match with Estonia.
2 for lighting a fire
VERB + MATCH
He lit a match so they could see in the cave.
| blow out
put a match to sth
Someone had put a match to the pile of papers.
3 good combination
excellent, good, perfect
The blouse and skirt are a perfect match.
an excellent match between our goals and what your company offers
| ~ for
That jumper should be a good match for your trousers.
4 sth the same
To forge the certificate, she needed an exact match for the paper and the fonts. verb
1 combine well
As a couple they are not very well matched (= they are not very suitable for each other).
| not quite
The room was full of old furniture that didn't quite match.
I bought a duvet cover and some curtains to match.
2 find sth similar/connected
correctly | carefully
The control group in the experiment was matched for age and sex.
The aim of the competition is to match the quote to the person who said it.
3 be/make sth equal/better
She found that his determination almost matched her own.
| not quite
Nothing quite matches the fine, subtle flavour of this cheese.
VERB + MATCH
come close to | be able/unable to
The company was unable to match his current salary.
| try to | fail to
Children can be made to suffer when they fail to match their parents' expectations.
No other rock band comes even close to matching them for dynamism or style.
be equally/evenly/well matched
The teams were very evenly matched.
| be unevenly matched
5 provide sth suitable
carefully | up
We have to match up the right pet with the right owner.
VERB + MATCH
seek to, try to
The available organs are carefully matched to people in need of transplants.
The agency tries to match single people with suitable partners.
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