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(ī′bôl′tə-ī′bôl′) Informal
Face to face.
adv. also eyeball to eyeball
Face to face.
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adj., adv.
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It remains to be seen how the obdurate and arrogant Indian Prime Minister responds to persuasions of world powers by giving chance to reasons for lowering tension with Pakistan as the armed forces of both countries are in an eyeball-to-eyeball state.
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The informal summit is being seen as a move by the two countries to get their ties back on track following the Doklam stand-off last year, wherein troops from the two nations were engaged in an eyeball-to-eyeball standoff near Sikkim border between June to August.
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It is necessary to eliminate corruption from the judiciary and mafia groups from the bars, he said and added that such elements would have to be dealt with sternly, with an eyeball-to-eyeball contact with the wrongdoers.
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They met eyeball-to-eyeball yesterday at an official press conference to announce the match and it was clear they will never be friends.