nip-and-tuck


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nip-and-tuck

adj attr (inf) a nip-and-tuck raceein Kopf-an-Kopf-Rennen
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Then, in a nip-and-tuck clash with Newport's Jordan Ryan she had to play second fiddle in the end.
Alyssa Valdez continued to be the Lady Eagles' hero as she drilled in a crucial block on Lady Falcons' Faye Guevarra that put them at match point in the nip-and-tuck fifth set and completed the fight back from 10-13.
In a nip-and-tuck second half Banbridge took the lead through Mark Burke before an own goal drew the sides level at 2-2.
RONNIE O'Sullivan edged a nip-and-tuck final 10-8 against Stuart Bingham to win the Champion Of Champions event at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, last night.
Power, from Guilsfield, near Welshpool, won a nip-and-tuck battle with Dean Brace to take the honours in heat two of the meeting at Mallory Park, which was broadcast live on Motors TV.
A nip-and-tuck battle went all the way to the 19th hole before Williams, a plus three handicapper, prevailed.
How often in the past have we seen a nip-and-tuck finish contested by two riders using hands and heels only?
From surgery and safari trips in South Africa to nip-and-tuck breaks in US and European cities, the business is worth over pounds 2billion a year.
In all, a nip-and-tuck contest between first and third in the Premiership produced 10 tries, with Pontypridd taking it six four to seal all five points.
A nip-and-tuck first quarter saw the sides trade baskets throughout before suddenly Eagles shots didn't drop, Sharks did and the edged the first ten minutes 24-19.
It was a nip-and-tuck game that went all the way to the wire but Dunn, the world No.
It was nip-and-tuck in a match that sawplenty of errors, but much hard endeav our and Aberav on went into the half-time break leading 16-10.