mano a mano
adverb or adjective Etymology: Spanish, literally, hand to hand Date: 1950 in direct competition or conflict especially between two people

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  • Mano a mano — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Even Stevens Título Mano a Mano Género Comedia Creado por Matt Dearborn Reparto Christy Carlson Romano como Ren Stevens Shia LaBeouf como Louis Stevens …   Wikipedia Español

  • mano a mano — los dos juntos; en igualdad de condiciones; cf. irse en collera, echar mano de, echar una mano, dar una mano, devolver la mano, estar a mano, quedar a mano, a mano, mano; tú y yo, mano a mano, el que no se cae del novillo gana y el otro se pone… …   Diccionario de chileno actual

  • mano a mano — Sp. /mah naw ah mah naw/; Eng. /mah noh euh mah noh/, pl. manos a manos Sp. /mah naws ah mah naws/; Eng. /mah noh euh mah nohz, mah nohz euh mah nohz/ for 1, 2. 1. (italics) Spanish. a corrida in which two matadors alternate in fighting two or… …   Universalium

  • mano a mano — Sp. /mah naw ah mah naw/; Eng. /mah noh euh mah noh/, pl. manos a manos Sp. /mah naws ah mah naws/; Eng. /mah noh euh mah nohz, mah nohz euh mah nohz/ for 1, 2. 1. (italics) Spanish. a corrida in which two matadors alternate in fighting two or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • mano a mano —    (MAH noh ah MAH noh) [Spanish: hand to hand] On an equal footing. A face to face competition or duel; a direct confrontation or rivalry, as in “a mano a mano struggle between two members of the school board.” In direct opposition.    She goes… …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • Mano A Mano — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Mano a mano (homonymie). Dans le monde de la tauromachie, le mano a mano désigne la corrida au cours de laquelle deux matadors combattent six taureaux. Anthologie Le 14 mai 1989, à Nîmes, Nimeño II participe à un …   Wikipédia en Français

  • mano-a-mano — 7 adverb, noun [ˌmɑːnəʊ æ ˈmɑːnəʊ] [ˌmɑːnoʊ ɑː ˈmɑːnoʊ] (informal, especially NAmE, from Spanish) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mano-a-mano — is a Spanish construction meaning hand to hand . It was used originally for bullfights where two matadors alternate competing for the admiration of the audience.[1] Current Spanish usage describes any kind of competition between two people where… …   Wikipedia

  • Mano-a-Mano — (deutsch Hand zu Hand) ist ein spanischer Ausdruck. Er bezieht sich ursprünglich auf Stierkämpfe, bei denen zwei Matadore abwechselnd um die Bewunderung des Publikums wetteifern.[1] Der aktuelle spanische Sprachgebrauch beschreibt jede Art von… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • mano a mano — /manoʊ a ˈmanoʊ/ (say mahnoh ah mahnoh) adverb Colloquial (humorous) one on one: to reach a deal mano a mano. {Spanish: hand to hand} …   Australian English dictionary

  • mano a mano — [mä′nō ə mä′nō; ] Sp [ mä′nō̂ ä mä′nō̂] adj., adv. [Sp, lit., hand to hand] 1. in or into direct, personal confrontation 2. a duel or other confrontation between two individuals …   English World dictionary

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