A for B
(something) for (something)
Comparing specific elements, attributes, or aspects of two different people or things. Pound for pound, he's definitely the better boxer. They may have more expensive training facilities and coaches, but player for player, I still think we have the more skilled team.
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A for Bcomparing A with B: The packets of washing powder are all different sizes, but, weight for weight, this one is the cheapest. ♢ Man for man, our soldiers are better trained and better equipped than theirs.
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