sparring match


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Noun1.sparring match - a practice or exhibition boxing match
boxing match - a match between boxers; usually held in a boxing ring
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sparring match

[ˈspɑːrɪŋˈmætʃ] ndisputa amichevole
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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Some ill-conditioned persons who sneer at the life-matrimonial, may perhaps suggest, in this place, that the good couple would be better likened to two principals in a sparring match, who, when fortune is low and backers scarce, will chivalrously set to, for the mere pleasure of the buffeting; and in one respect indeed this comparison would hold good; for, as the adventurous pair of the Fives' Court will afterwards send round a hat, and trust to the bounty of the lookers-on for the means of regaling themselves, so Mr Godfrey Nickleby and HIS partner, the honeymoon being over, looked out wistfully into the world, relying in no inconsiderable degree upon chance for the improvement of their means.
Piers Morganasked them both who would win in a sparring match, Chris Snr said: "If he listened to my strategy, then he [his son] would win.
A young man with a wealth of promise, but a dearth of first-team experience, has become some sort of test case in a sparring match between the Bundesliga and, as so many Germans would call us, the "stupid-money English".
Sakakibara has stressed that Monday's bout will be far from a sparring match, adding: 'They will fight aiming to knock out.'
That was true of Trump's rhetorical sparring match last year with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, which some political analysts predicted would lead to armed conflict.
That was true of Trump's rhetorical sparring match last year with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, which some political analysts predicted would lead to armed conflict.
Graham took part in the next sparring match - but lost on purpose so he could again sit out.
WALES have steered clear of any verbal sparring match with England boss Eddie Jones prior to tomorrow's Six Nations showdown.
For the first time, they went head to head-in a friendly sparring match.
A Youtube user recently added lightsabers into the sparring match between Arya Stark (Maisie Williams) and Brienne of Tarth (Gwendoline Christie), a scene from the fourth episode of the seventh season of the popular series.
In a bipartisan sparring match, members of the House Public Education Committee challenged proponents of using taxpayer dollars - or tax breaks - to help parents send their kids to private or parochial schools.