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or match′up`,

match 2.
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Noun1.match-up - the pairing of people or things as for comparison or competitionmatch-up - the pairing of people or things as for comparison or competition; "it was a good match-up but the home team won"; "we need a matchup of the best teachers with the neediest schools"
pairing - the act of grouping things or people in pairs
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People always talk about match-up. It's La Salle versus NU.
There is a widespread belief that their match-up will therefore prove so uncompetitive that it will end potential future interest in any such fights, but the confident Irishman believes more will follow.
The four teams play round-robin matches to determine their rankings, then t a semi-final play-off phase follows in a cross-over match-up that pits the ranked No.
Details on the Opening Night match-up are forthcoming.
Others listed as inactive for Sunday's match-up are CB Sherrick McManis, LB Shea McClellin, C Roberto Gaz, G Matt Slauson, DE Jared Allen, T Charles Leno and DT Jeremiah Ratliff for the Bears; and WR Jarret Boykin, WR Randall Cobb, CB Demetri Goodson, LB Carl Bradford, LB Brad Jones and C Garth Gerhart for the Packers.
The German has won the last match-up in the Round of 16 of the ATP World Tour Masters Shanghai in 2013 with a straight sets victory, 6-4, 6-3.
1 Our defenses are color-coded: red, for man/person; white, for 2-3 zone; green, for 1-2-2 trap; gold, for match-up. The instructions from the bench are verbal (red, white, green, or gold) or are transmitted through 24[inches] x 24[inches] poster-colored cards or colored towels.
Anyone fancying just one bet should be aware that there are plenty of potentially close match-ups in the opening batch of 16 fixtures and that five or more thrilling climaxes have occurred in three of the last six years.
Writing in his Sunday Life column, Frampton said a fight against IBF World Featherweight champion Lee Selby would be one of the biggest match-ups of the year.
With Santiago missing the game, Petron can take advantage of the match-ups upfront with Stephanie Niemer, Serena Warner, Aiza Maizo-Pontillas, Cherry Nunag and CJ Rosario at the helm.
The New Orleans Saints are enjoying their best start in four years and are hoping to up their winning streak to five when they go on the road on Sunday afternoon versus the Chicago Bears, which have won the last three match-ups versus the Saints at Soldier Field in Chicago.
Yet Hills make the pride of Warrington evens outsider in Andalucia match-ups, and given that he was ninth last time out in Korea and 17th before that in Delhi, that offer is value.