evenly matched

This page is about the collocation evenly matched

collocation pattern: adverb + verb


If two opponents are evenly matched, they are equally likely to win.

For example

  • We thought the boxers were evenly matched, but Manny won easily.

  • With two teams as evenly matched as these, we can expect a great contest.

Quick Quiz

The players were evenly matched because they had

a. similar matches

b. similar abilities

c. similar partners
a) similar matches b) similar abilities c) similar partners

Contributor: Matt Errey