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mano a mano

adverb     /ˌmæn.əʊ.æˈmæn.əʊ/ US  /ˌmɑː.nɔʊ.ɑːˈmɑː.noʊ/
If someone goes mano a mano with someone else, they compete, argue, or fight: a loudmouthed woman going mano a mano with officialsFightingArguing and disagreeing
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