man-to-man
adjective Date: 1902 1. characterized by frankness and honesty <
a man-to-man talk
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2. of, relating to, or being a system of defense (as in football or basketball) in which each defensive player guards a specified opponent • man-to-man adverbman-to-man noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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