Quick answer
"Cross out" is a transitive verb phrase which is often translated as "tachar", and "match up" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "coincidir". Learn more about the difference between "cross out" and "match up" below.
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. tachar
When I looked at the list, I saw that someone had crossed my name out.Cuando miré la lista, vi que alguien había tachado mi nombre.
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match up
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to be the same or similar)
a. coincidir
The name on your ticket doesn't match up with the name on your passport.El nombre en tu boleto no coincide con el nombre en tu pasaporte.
b. compararse
My son grades don't match up with his knowledge.Las notas de mi hijo no se pueden comparar con sus conocimientos.
2. (to be as good as) (United Kingdom)
a. estar a la altura
Alexander never matched up to his potential as a football player due to a serious injury early in his career.Alexander nunca estuvo a la altura de su potencial como jugador de fútbol debido a una lesión grave al principio de su carrera.
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
3. (to pair; often used with "with")
a. emparejar
The college employs someone who matches up grants with students.La universidad emplea a alguien que empareja becas y estudiantes.
b. hacer coincidir
Mary matched up the spaces with the pieces to complete the puzzle.Mary hizo coincidir los espacios con las piezas para completar el rompecabezas.
c. comparar
The police matched up the fingerprints of the suspects with those taken at the crime scene.La policía comparó las huellas dactilares de los sospechosos con las de la escena del crimen.
d. combinar
Fernanda always matches up the blouse of her school uniform with nail polish of the same color.Fernanda siempre combina la blusa de su uniforme escolar con un esmalte del mismo color.
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