return match


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Translations
مُباراة الثَّأر
odvetné utkání
returkamp
visszavágó
seinni leikur tveggja liîa
odvetné stretnutie
rövanç maçı

return match

n (Sport) → (partita di) ritorno

return

(rəˈtəːn) verb
1. to come or go back. He returns home tomorrow; He returned to London from Paris yesterday; The pain has returned.
2. to give, send, put etc (something) back where it came from. He returned the book to its shelf; Don't forget to return the books you borrowed.
3. I'll return to this topic in a minute.
4. to do (something) which has been done to oneself. She hit him and he returned the blow; He said how nice it was to see her again, and she returned the compliment.
5. (of voters) to elect (someone) to Parliament.
6. (of a jury) to give (a verdict). The jury returned a verdict of not guilty.
7. (in tennis etc) to hit (a ball) back to one's opponent. She returned his serve.
noun
1. the act of returning. On our return, we found the house had been burgled; (also adjective) a return journey.
2. especially in United Kingdom, a round-trip ticket, a return ticket. Do you want a single or a return?
reˈturnable adjective
that can be or that must be returned.
return match
a second match played between the same (teams of) players. We played the first match on our football pitch – the return match will be on theirs.
return ticket
a round-trip ticket, allowing a person to travel to a place and back again to where he started.
by return (of post)
by the very next post. Please send me your reply by return (of post).
in return (for)
as an exchange (for something). We'll send them whisky and they'll send us vodka in return: They'll send us vodka in return for whisky.
many happy returns (of the day)
an expression of good wishes said to a person on his birthday. He visited his mother on her birthday to wish her many happy returns.

to return (not return back) someone's book.
References in classic literature ?
Never had a chance to make a showin', an' he wants a return match.
There was no need of any caution this time, and no fear of being detained by having to play out a return match with Daniel Quilp's boy.
By Dan Childs SALZBURG'S 2-1 victory away to Borussia Dortmund was one of the shock results of the Europa League last-16 first legs but there was nothing fortunate about the outcome and the Austrian champions can land the knockout blow in the return match at the Red Bull Arena.
Gor Mahia have raised concerns over the change of date of their Caf Champions League return match against Esperance over what they termed as deliberate move to jeopardize their preparations.
By CELLESTINE OLILOKenyan league champions Gor Mahia will be looking to finish the job Wednesday evening against Leones Vegeterianos of Equatorial Guinea in the return match of the Caf Champions League.
True to form, Newcastle were beaten 4-2 in the return match later in the season.
The 2004 European champions finished second to Belgium in their World Cup qualifying group, but were beaten in the playoffs by a strong Croatia side after a 4-1 first-leg loss in Zagreb and a goalless draw in the return match.
Blues host Villa at St Andrew's on Sunday October 30, before the return match at Villa Park on Sunday, April 23.
The return match against Malta at Hampden will cost up to PS30 for non-members of the SSC and the only home qualifier this year will see non-members pay PS30 or PS40 for the visit of Lithuania.
Similarly, the return match, scheduled for Saturday, April 22, will also take place a day later, on St George's Day.
05pm on March 10, with the return match at 6pm at Old Trafford on March 17.
GUNNERS AIM TO BE SMARTER by Tom Hopkinson GABRIEL PAULISTA has called on his Arsenal team-mates to show more intelligence in their return match with Bayern Munich on Wednesday.