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neck and neck

very ​close or ​equal: The two ​boysran toward the ​finishline neck and neck.
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"neck and neck" in British English

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neck and neck

C2 If two ​competitors are neck and neck, they are ​level with each other and have an ​equalchance of ​winning.
(Definition of neck and neck from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “neck and neck”
in Chinese (Simplified) (竞争者)旗鼓相当,不相上下…
in Turkish başa baş, kafa kafaya…
in Russian голова в голову…
in Chinese (Traditional) (競爭者)旗鼓相當,不相伯仲…
in Polish łeb w łeb…
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