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match up / emparejar
 
match up   match   2
A. -transitive verb + adverb
(=bring together)
[+two objects]   emparejar,   aparear
[+two people]   emparejar
(=group)
[+objects, people]   agrupar
[+pattern]   hacer coincidir
·to match something up [with] something
[+pairs]   emparejar or aparear algo con algo
[+colours]
(=coordinate)   conjuntar algo con algo
·they match up your skills with employers' requirements
·emparejan tus aptitudes con los requisitos de las empresas
·they matched up fibres to the suspect'noun clothes
·encontraron fibras que se correspondían con la ropa del sospechoso
match  
B. -intransitive verb + adverb
1. (=be the same, fit)
[numbers, pattern]   coincidir
·check the numbers against your card to see if they match up
·compruebe los nounúmeros con los de su cartónoun para ver si coinciden
·his fingerprints don't match up exactly with the murderer'noun
·sus huellas dactilares no coinciden exactamente con or no corresponden exactamente a las del asesino
2. (=perform)   responder
3. (=compare)
·his record matches up well against those of previous presidents
·su historial se puede comparar al de presidentes anteriores
 
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