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neck and neck

C2 If two competitors are neck and neck, they are level with each other and have an equal chance of winning.
Translations of “neck and neck”
in Chinese (Traditional) (競爭者)旗鼓相當,不相伯仲…
in Russian голова в голову…
in Turkish başa baş, kafa kafaya…
in Chinese (Simplified) (竞争者)旗鼓相当,不相上下…
in Polish łeb w łeb…
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