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mano a mano

Translation of mano a mano in English:

sustantivo masculino

  • (Tauromaquia)
    (bullfight with two bullfighters instead of three)
    en un mano a mano se terminaron una botella de ginebra [colloquial]
    between the two of them they got through a bottle of gin
    jugamos un mano a mano y gané yo
    it was him against me and I won
    el debate se convirtió en un mano a mano entre los dos líderes
    the debate turned into a contest between the two leaders
    ver tb mano a mano
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