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Meaning of “man-to-man” in the English Dictionary

"man-to-man" in British English

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man-to-manadjective [before noun], adverb

uk   us   /ˌmæn.təˈmæn/
used to ​describe an ​honest and ​directconversation between two men: a man-to-man ​discussion We talked man-to-man.
(Definition of man-to-man from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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man-to-manadjective

 us   /ˈmæn tə ˈmæn/
direct and ​honest, and done as ​equals: I ​decided to have a man-to-man ​talk with my ​son.
(Definition of man-to-man from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “man-to-man”
in Chinese (Simplified) 坦率的(地),开诚布公的(地)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 坦率的(地),開誠布公的(地)…
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