Phrase of the Day: ‘to meet your match’
‘to meet your match’ /tuː miːt jɔː mæʧ/
If you meet your match, you are beaten in a contest or sport that you would normally win easily, because your new opponent is at least as strong, clever, or skillful as you.
“I thought I was good at chess, but I met my match in Jim.”
“In the semi-final, Davies met his match in the form of Petchkov, the Russian wrestler.”