hand-to-hand hand-to-hand


  • (adj) being at close quarters


  1. Every combat is even-sided and complex and can be waged in multiple ways, using an arsenal of long- and short-range weapons, plus grenades and hand-to-hand moves.
  2. They seem to object to hand-to-hand combat.
  3. After weeks of hand-to-hand combat and rumors of tiffs that may or may not have been real, the Hug rightly or wrongly got even more people thinking about the power of two.



  1. "They're as tough a team physically as you'll play," Calhoun said of the Wildcats. "Tonight was hand-to-hand combat."
    on Jan 21, 2009 By: Jim Calhoun Source: USA Today

  2. "I did 90 percent of my own stunts and I'm really proud of that," Jane said. "I did a lot of training and worked with a lot of great guys to get me there. There was weight, hand-to-hand and weapons training. I had a terrific team guiding me...
    on Apr 14, 2004 By: Thomas Jane Source: NBC 11.com

  3. "What I told the guys was it was going to be a war," Calipari said afterward. "I watched the tape from last year and it was a war. It was not basketball - it was hand-to-hand combat."
    on Jan 24, 2009 By: Calipari Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press

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