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  1. tete-a-tete, head-to-head(adj)

    involving two persons; intimately private

    "a tete-a-tete supper"; "a head-to-head conversation"

    neck and neck, nip and tuck, tete-a-tete

    conclusive, public

  2. neck and neck, head-to-head, nip and tuck(adverb)

    inconclusive as to outcome; close or just even in a race or comparison or competition

    "as they approached the finish line they were neck and neck"; "the election was a nip and tuck affair"

    neck and neck, nip and tuck, tete-a-tete

    conclusive, public

  3. neck and neck, head-to-head, nip and tuck(adverb)

    even or close in a race or competition or comparison

    "the horses ran neck and neck"; "he won nip and tuck"

    neck and neck, nip and tuck

    public, conclusive


  1. head-to-head(adverb)


  2. head-to-head(adjective)

    one-to-one, direct.


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  1. Rory McIlroy:

    It came as a big shock when they announced yesterday Davis was going to be the next U.S. captain, it will be great to see Davis and (European captain) Darren (Clarke) go head-to-head at Hazeltine and they will be formidable opponents.

  2. Julie Wylie-Rosett:

    I don't think there has ever been a head-to-head comparison of an anti-inflammatory dietary pattern versus the use of drugs, food is medicine, but it is hard to compare medicine that is created in a lab with something that is grown in the ground to determine what is going to be beneficial.

  3. Ben Carson:

    Before the barrage of attacks on me occurred, I was beating Trump head-to-head, Hillary head-to-head and there are those who didn't like that very much. And the people are the only ones who can rectify the situation.

  4. Kirani James:

    Some athletes have different circumstances and their own reasons why they don't compete in certain meetings and that's up to them, but I think head-to-head rivalries bring a lot more excitement to the sport, for me, when I compete, I try to put on a good performance for the fans, just make it exciting and not focus on whether I’m going to win or lose. Once you do that, everyone wins because the sport wins.

  5. Kimberly Brownley:

    We can’t say if any of these treatments is fundamentally better than the other, there have been no head-to-head (comparisons) and that’s really essential.

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