one-on-one

adjective or adverb
\ ˌwən-ȯn-ˈwən How to pronounce one-on-one (audio) , ˌwən-än- \

Definition of one-on-one

1 : playing directly against a single opposing player
2 : involving a direct encounter between one person and another

First Known Use of one-on-one

1940, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of one-on-one was in 1940

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one-on-one

one or the other

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“One-on-one.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/one-on-one. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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