return match

noun

chiefly British
: a second game played between the same players or teams

Examples of return match in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The return match and the if-necessary knockout game are set for April 21 at Pechanga Arena. Ivan Carter, San Diego Union-Tribune, 11 Apr. 2024 The first game will be played April 6 at Texas, with the return match — and series-deciding mini-game, if necessary — set for April 8 at Pechanga. Ivan Carter, San Diego Union-Tribune, 21 Mar. 2024 The Reds hold a 2-1 lead from the first leg ahead of the return match in London on Wednesday. Steve Douglas, USA TODAY, 23 Jan. 2024 There was not a lot of heat for Liv Morgan’s return match as the result was not in doubt, but Stark took the majority of this match. Alfred Konuwa, Forbes, 12 Feb. 2024 After his return match, hopefully AEW learns its lesson and doesn't wait another month or so to follow up. Alfred Konuwa, Forbes, 22 Mar. 2023 Despite legal troubles, Trump is focused on winning a return match against President Joe Biden, if the incumbent emerges as the 2024 Democratic nominee for president. Gromer Jeffers Jr., Dallas News, 19 Mar. 2023

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“Return match.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/return%20match. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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