Translation of "nip and tuck" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

nip and tuck

mainly US

nip and tuck

mainly US

If a competition is nip and tuck, first one side seems to be winning and then the other, so that the result is not certain.

(比賽中)勢均力敵,不相伯仲
It was nip and tuck as to who would win the playoffs. 儘管在季後賽中難分高下,但丹佛掘金隊的堅毅最終幫助他們戰勝了強大的華盛頓奇才隊。

If a situation is nip and tuck, someone or something in that situation comes very close to failing or ending:

For several months it was nip and tuck, but we managed to pull the company out of bankruptcy.

(Translation of “nip and tuck” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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