more than a match for

idiom

: easily able to defeat
He was more than a match for his opponent.

Examples of more than a match for in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This force, fighting for Ukraine, could reverse Russian advances over the past year, while proving more than a match for Russian T-72 and T-80 tanks, some of which are even older than the Leopards. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, 26 Jan. 2023 The defense system has proven more than a match for Russia's long-range attacks, with the vast majority of their explosives being shot down mid-flight. Fox News, 29 May 2023 The ingredients are key to this dish, and more than a match for the far more expensive veal parm at Carbone’s for $72. John Mariani, Forbes, 2 Jan. 2023 Fortunately, Bheem is more than a match for the big cat, even when the trap doesn’t quite work. Joe Leydon, Variety, 4 Apr. 2022 The Tremor was more than a match for the terrain, and comes with softer springs and other features that should also contribute to off-road comfort. Mark Phelan, Detroit Free Press, 18 Oct. 2021 With its practical and ideological impact the measure would be more than a match for the conservative policy engine whirring in the states. Stephen Collinson, CNN, 6 July 2021 Yes, the Storm Tiger would be more than a match for non-tank armored vehicles. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, 23 June 2021 Lately, though, availability has been more than a match for the public’s appetite. Luke Money, Los Angeles Times, 3 May 2021

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“More than a match for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/more%20than%20a%20match%20for. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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