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eyeball-to-eyeball

Fig. face-to-face and often very close; in person. They approached each other eyeball-to-eyeball and frowned. Let's talk more when we are eyeball-to-eyeball.
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The interview isn't sufficient to get the job, but it's necessary, and it gives the board an opportunity to go eyeball-to-eyeball with the candidate and see how they respond to questions, what their vision is, what are the things they are most proud of and the things they would do over again.
Up to seven metres across and with a head the size of a beach ball, visitors to Birmingham's National Sea Life Centre will soon be coming eyeball-to-eyeball with one of the ocean's most mysterious creatures.
The Rest of the World struggled, with Scots chef Gordon Ramsay going eyeball-to-eyeball with Italian referee Pierluigi Collina in one incident.
These Airmen are the real stars of the show--they are the air crews flying long, dangerous missions every day; and they are the Battlefield Airmen eyeball-to-eyeball with the enemy on the roads and in the back alleys of Iraq; and they are civil engineers and security forces who go forward to open up bases; and they are pararescuemen working round the clock to pull hurricane victims from the floodwaters; and they are our unmatched technical wizards who keep the satellite constellations flying and the information networks working.
Kennedy Presidential Library from 1977 to 1999) uses his own transcriptions of the now declassified tapes of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council in order to construct a narrative of the body's deliberations after the discovery of Soviet ballistic missiles and consequent eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation in which the world arguably came its closest it ever has to the outbreak of nuclear war.
Lee and Flintoff went eyeball-to-eyeball after the England man floored the Aussie pace menace with a bouncer at Bristol and now Lee is targeting his rival.
But in response to a question from a shareholder, Sir George told the agm: "I promise you eyeball-to-eyeball we do not have a shortlist or any list of potential candidates yet for that job.
The mile and a quarter showpiece has thrown up some thrillers in the past and this was no exception as the colt fought an eyeball-to-eyeball battle with the three-year-old Etesaal in the final two furlongs.
A conference can help you create rapport because you or your manager or agent have a chance to meet eyeball-to-eyeball with presenters.
Finally, looking eyeball-to-eyeball with a Vietnamese soldier, he's shocked that the "real enemy" is a kid, just like him.
In an early legal showdown over the "faith-based" initiative, Americans United and the Bush administration went eyeball-to-eyeball -- and the Bush administration blinked.
Brown was eyeball-to-eyeball with one of the world's most hated guerrilla groups.
There is just no substitute for flesh-to-flesh, eyeball-to-eyeball contact.
We were there to conduct field site surveys and recommend places where the general public might come eyeball-to-eyeball with prime ponderosa.
Peter & Paul," implacably eyeball-to-eyeball for all eternity.