Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Be No Match For Somebody: Not To Be Able To Defeat

Be no match for: If you or something is no match for another person or thing, then you are not able to defeat that person or thing, or make them stop doing something.You usually use this expression when talking about competition.

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    • Shane Mosley is no match for Canelo
    • Alvares Helmets are no match for tornadoes
    • Jeremy Lin was no match for Derick Rose
    • Conventional weapons were no match for them
    • Jhon Carter will be no match for Lorax    

  •  In news headlines you are likely to see “no match for” instead ofbe no match for”: 

    • Warriors India no match for Royal Challengers

    •  No Match for McCain

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