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Idioms

match made in heaven

match made in heaven

Meaning

  • a combination of two people that is perfect in every way
  • two people so well suited to each other that their marriage is sure to be happy and successful
  • a marriage that is happy and successful because the partners are very compatible
  • two people who are perfect for each other

Example Sentences

  1. Jules and Nora are a match made in heaven. They love doing things together and cannot bear to be away from each other.
  2. I hope Lily and Tim get married soon. They are really a match made in heaven.
  3. My brother and his wife are not only very supportive of each other, but they also have similar interests. They are truly a match made in heaven.
  4. Everyone had thought that Bill and Marge were a match made in heaven; but when they announced their separation last month, everyone was shocked.
  5. Looking back at their thirty years of marriage with fond memories, Greg and Tracy realized that theirs had indeed been a match made in heaven.
  6. At my friend’s wedding, everyone agreed that the couple was a match made in heaven.

Origin
This phrase is based on the belief that divine forces have a hand in making two compatible people meet and pair up. The exact origin is not known.

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