go head to head

go head to head

To face someone else in a one-on-one matchup or comparison. I'm going head to head against last year's spelling bee champion, of course I'm nervous!
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go head to head

COMMON If two people, teams or organizations go head to head, they compete directly with each other. Two teams with three wins out of three go head to head at Kingsholm. As the two candidates go head to head for the White House, we look at some global issues that a president cannot ignore. Note: Verbs such as compete or be are sometimes used instead of go. Some Mexican businessmen fear they will lose out when they compete head to head with their US counterparts. Note: You can also talk about a head-to-head battle or competition. American Airlines is in a desperate head-to-head battle for custom with British Airways. As top athletes, we should be running against each other whenever possible. Head-to-head competition makes our sport what it is. Note: A competition between two people or two teams can be called a head to head. If I win this game, I'll be playing him in a head to head. Note: This expression is used mainly in talking about business and sport. Compare with head-to-head.
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Later on the card British and Irish jockeys will go head to head in a series of five challenge races over jumps, with more details to be released over the coming days.
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In the family car sector Renault and VW will go head to head with the introduction of the Laguna II and the all-new Passat.
Now, he and a team of classmates at Northampton East High School in North Carolina will go head to head in an electric-car drag race with more than 40 other high school teams from the U.
I believe Linda and I are taking the heat for Dollar's mismanagement of the franchisees because nobody wants to go head to head with a large publicly-traded company with a huge legal war chest.
This means she will go head to head in the Saturday night ratings against her old ITV show The X Factor.
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She'll go head to head against Valencia junior RHP Tori Rocco (2-1), who was 18-4 last year.