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    Verona_82 is offline Senior Member
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    make a better match

    Hello,

    I wonder if the underlined part in the sentence below sounds ok to a native speaker's ears:

    I'm a spontaneous person, that's why a guy who is able to adjust to changes easily would match me better.

    Wouldn't it be more natural if it were replaced with "would be/make a better match for me" ?

    Thank you!

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    Re: make a better match

    Yes.

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    Re: make a better match

    Not so sure I'd agree. 'Match me better' sounds fine to me - though perhaps a little less colloquial than 'make a better match for me'.

    (Another option would be 'make me a better match'....)

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    Re: make a better match

    Or "... would suit me better."
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: make a better match

    Or '...more my cup of tea', but this could go on for ever

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    Re: make a better match

    Something of an afterthought here - I would prefer "a guy who can adjust/adapt to change ..." (not "changes").
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: make a better match

    Thank you all for the replies

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