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man-to-man

(măn′tə-măn′)
adj.
1. Marked by candid interaction between men: had a man-to-man talk with his boss.
2. Sports Of, relating to, or being a system of defense in which a defensive player guards a specific offensive player.
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man-to-man

adj
characterized by directness or candour: a man-to-man discussion.
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man′-to-man′



adj.
characterized by directness and openness; frank.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.man-to-man - forthright and honestman-to-man - forthright and honest; "had a man-to-man talk about the facts of life"
direct - straightforward in means or manner or behavior or language or action; "a direct question"; "a direct response"; "a direct approach"
2.man-to-man - being a system of play in which an individual defensive player guards an individual offensive player; "one-on-one defense"
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
individual, single - being or characteristic of a single thing or person; "individual drops of rain"; "please mark the individual pages"; "they went their individual ways"
Adv.1.man-to-man - directlyman-to-man - directly; "we must talk man-to-man"
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man-to-man

adjective
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Translations

man-to-man

[ˈmæntəˈmæn]
A. ADJde hombre a hombre
B. ADVde hombre a hombre
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

man-to-man

[ˌmæntəˈmæn] adj & advda uomo a uomo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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With many fans pointing the finger at the system of "zonal marking" again, Silva also explained that from free-kicks his team uses a hybrid of both zonal and man-to-man systems.
Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald 'Bato' Dela Rosa will have a man-to-man talk with SPO3 Ricky Sta.
Marks & Spencer's stocking helpers are back in the Liverpool store for the third year running, catering for the uncertain male shopper who wants man-to-man advice, as well as the more confident male seeking a female view.
The "50" in "50 Press" does not signify a half-court defense, but that it is a full-court press with everyone playing man-to-man defense.
He doesn't use his music as a forum for political statement, nor does he weave tales of coming out or dewey man-to-man love.
MIKE Tyson has taunted Lennox Lewis by challenging him to a man-to-man street fight and boasting he would beat him senseless.
Silva acknowledges there have been early issues with the system but is adamant Everton must continue with zonal marking over man-to-man.
By designating the 2-1-2 full-court press as the "3 Press," the 1-2-1-1 full-court zone press "1 Press," the 2-2-1 zone press "2 Press," the full-court Run and Jump as "4 Press", and a full-court man-to-man press as "5 Press", you should find it easy to name and distinguish the five possible full-court pressure defenses.
MIKE TYSON last night taunted Lennox Lewis by challenging him to a man-to-man street fight and boasting he would beat him senseless.
for By ADAM JONES Sports Reporter adam.jones@reachplc.com @Adam_Jones94 Everton need time to implement this Quite honestly, I personally find the debate between zonal marking and man-to-man marking one of the most tedious in football.