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match up

Meaning: to find things that go together, or match in some way

Synonym: correspond, correlate

For example:

  • match up sth/sb In this exercise you have to match up the words with their definitions.

  • match sth/sb up When you're sorting the clothes, make sure you match the socks up into pairs.

Quick Quiz:

To identify bodies after a fire or a plane crash, investigators try to match up any teeth they find in the wreckage with a missing person's
  1. clothes
  2. luggage
  3. dental records

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