go head to head

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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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The final 25 are now going head to head for the winning title.
TWO heavyweight music festivals are going head to head this summer.
Each district will be represented by one household, with all eight going head to head over a series of three fortnightly challenges.
In the film, Ferrell plays a youth-soccer coach going head to head with his own father (played with gusto by Robert Duvall) for the league championship.
Remember when John's account of Jesus and Pilate staring each other down, of the kingdom of God going head to head with the kingdoms of the world, was something that happened long ago?
By playing with FBC in these highly competitive tournaments Marisa will be able to showcase her natural ball handling and floor general skills by going head to head with the best high school age girl basketball players around.
Going head to head against Baja Fresh, La Salsa, Poquito Mas, Sharky's and other local fresh-Mex outlets, Rubio's Valley restaurant made a quiet debut in the Encino Town Center at 17200 Ventura Blvd.
Going head to head with major film studios, this independent film company has broken the monopoly's back.
The 51st NBA All-Star Game will feature the top players from the Eastern and Western conferences going head to head at the First Union Center in Philadelphia.
Elanex noted that it is also reviewing the serum half life and circulating data presented by Amgen and trying to reach a comparison to the now established significant higher circulating concentration of the Elanex Epoetin Omega in clinical trials going head to head with the Amgen Epoetin Alfa.
Elanex EPO, sold as HEMAX-Omega in India, is one of the most important EPO products in the India market place, with ever growing market share in the face of fierce competition with other EPO related companies, going head to head with the products from Roche and Cilag (Johnson & Johnson).
Since Elanex Epoetin Omega has compared so well going head to head against Epoetin Alfa, Elanex looks forward to the opportunity to compare its Epoetin Omega to that of NESP, so as to let the medical community know of the properties of the respective products.
Players will engage in close-range dog fights, going head to head with more than 20 famous pilots including the Red Baron himself.