head-to-head head-to-head

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) involving two persons; intimately private
  2. (adj) inconclusive as to outcome; close or just even in a race or comparison or competition
  3. (adv) even or close in a race or competition or comparison

Usage(s):

  1. Both are attractive for users in remote areas with no phone or cable service, but one will likely compete head-to-head with the DSL and cable modem providers.
  2. Work independently or compete head-to-head against other registered users.

News

  1. Gulfstream and Calder on course to race head-to-head

    HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. – With negotiations between Gulfstream Park and Calder at an impasse, it appears the two tracks are on a collision course to race head-to-head on weekends throughout the summer.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form

  2. Microsoft and Sony are at each other's throats

    The console makers are going head-to-head for new consumers for the first time.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CNN Money

  3. Head-to-Head Study Shows a Naturally Occurring, Non-Toxic Spray by Tec Labs Treats Human Head Lice Effectively When ...

    ALBANY, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A newly completed head-to-head study shows a naturally occurring, non-toxic spray by Tec Labs treats human head lice effectively when compared to the common pesticide formula.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Business Wire

Quotes

  1. "For 10 years I've struggled against Tiger," Mickelson said. "This sure feels great to go head-to-head ...... and over the last five or six holes when he's making a run, it was fun to match him with birdies."
    on Sep 3, 2007 By: Phil Mickelson Source: USA Today

  2. "I hate to see Kyle blow an engine," Edwards said during the break. "I want to beat him head-to-head tonight."
    on May 17, 2008 By: Carl Edwards Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "It was a goaltenders' battle," said Howard, who had 39 saves. "He made two or three great glove saves. It was our first head-to-head battle and it probably won t be our last. He had a hell of a year last year and has been struggling a bit...
    on Dec 28, 2009 By: Jimmy Howard Source: USA Today

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