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noun as in competition

noun as in couple

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Example Sentences

The Amazon biography for an author named Papa Faal mentions both Gambia and lists a military record that matches the FBI report.

For my friend, a small minority of JSwipe matches materialized into conversations, and none have materialized into dates.

According to contemporary reports, at several of the truces, there were rough soccer matches between the German and British sides.

And, in all fairness to Lady Gaga, any singer who matches up with Tony Bennett needs to get loud and assertive.

In Scotland, hourly wage inequality matches the rest of the United Kingdom once the skew of London is factored out.

He noticed at the same time several burnt matches between his cushions and her chair.

Groping to the chimney-place with the aid of his matches, Mr. Collingwood found the candle and lit it.

That, like the matches, had long ago been used up, and our discoverers were reduced to roasted biscuit-crumbs.

In a literal sense, too,” added Tom Brown, “for it will be sold as waste-paper and be made up into matches.

He pulled out a cigar-case and a box of matches and spent a long time getting a light.


On this page you'll find 69 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to matches, such as: contest, trial, game, race, test, and bout.

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