Translation of mano a mano in English:

mano a mano

nombre masculino/masculine noun

  • [Tauromaquia/Bullfighting][ bullfight with two bullfighters instead of three ] en un mano a mano se terminaron una botella de ginebra [familiar/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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