be nip and tuck

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be nip and tuck

slang To have a very close margin between the competitors in a contest or competition. This race has been nip and tuck, and we won't know who has won until the final vote is counted.
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They won on Saturday and we lost yesterday so it is a big game for both of us because it is nip and tuck for that fourth place.