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  • noun Plural form of match.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of match.


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  • Each Round is best of three matches; Grand/Losers/Winners Finals are best of five matches*


  • PREG_SET_ORDER: Orders results so that $matches [0] is an array of first set of matches, $matches [1] is an array of second set of matches, and so on.


  • Searches $subject for all matches to the regular expression given in $pattern and puts them in $matches in the order specified by $flags.


  • PREG_PATTERN_ORDER: Orders results so that $matches [0] is an array of full pattern matches, $matches [1] is an array of strings matched by the first parenthesized subpattern, and so on.


  • You shouldn't use print_r on it, instead you should extract the matches you're looking for and index into it appropriately. print $matches [1] [0];.

  • Stats that may or may not be relevant for today's match: * Four of the last five Utd v Liverpool games have had at least three goals* United's league record last season after Champ Lge matches: W3 D2 L5* There have been six red cards in the last seven matches* United have yet to concede a goal at Old Trafford this season* Liverpool are yet to score a league goal away from home this season

    Man Utd v Liverpool - as it happened

  • I have the source stored in a variable, $listings, and want to split it into an array of matches, $matches, using the preg_match_all function like so: preg_match_all ( '/

  • Now that we have this expression, we can write a callback function: function upper_case ($matches) {return strtoupper ($matches [0]); upper_case takes in an array of matches and returns the whole matched pattern in uppercase. $matches [0], in this case, represents the letter that needs to be capitalized.

  • Time will tell whether her debut album for the label matches the standard of her indie releases to date; her oblique, occasionally rather eerie brand of outer-limits pop is, in theory, a perfect fit.

    The arts in 2012: pop

  • At various times, Chinese-language searches for "carrot" on Google by users inside China have been blocked, apparently because one of the three characters in the word matches the surname of Mr. Hu, the current Chinese president.

    China Blocks Searches on Past Leader's Health


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