eyeball-to-eyeball

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eyeball-to-eyeball

[ahy-bawl-tuh-ahy-bawl, -too-]
adjective, adverb
close or direct and often hostile; face-to-face: an eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation.

Origin:
1960–65

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