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How to use match in a sentence

Little did Tressan dream to what a cask of gunpowder he was applying the match of his smug pertness.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
A cricket-match was in progress, but the bowling and batting were extremely wild, thanks to The Warren strong beer.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
"He's been counting the days till you got home, Mark," said Tim, holding a burning match over my pipe.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
And Jimmy, although there is not much money in the family—about twenty thousand a year—would be a very good match.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
It was deep twilight in the room, and rather cold, for the eucalyptus and olive logs in the fireplace still awaited the match.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
The parents were well to do, and in due time forgave the imprudent match.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Gwynne scratched a match several times before he succeeded in getting a light.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Suffice it to say that whoever boasts of an excellent violin should match it with a superior bow.
VIOLINS AND VIOLIN MAKERSJOSEPH PEARCE
Longcluse had made up his mind promptly on the night of the billiard-match played in the Saloon Tavern.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
Now tell me, child, what were Lawrence Rushmere's principal objections to such a suitable match for his son?
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MATCH

  • accord
  • balance
  • check out
  • coincide
  • conform
  • dovetail
  • fit
  • fit in
  • gee
  • harmonize
  • jibe
  • match
  • reconcile
  • tally
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