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nip and tuck

in a situation in which one side seems to be winning and then the other, so that the result is uncertain: The election was nip and tuck at first, but then Roberts pulled ahead and won.
Translations of “nip and tuck”
in Chinese (Traditional) (比賽中)勢均力敵,不相伯仲…
in Chinese (Simplified) (比赛中)势均力敌,不相上下…
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