neck and neck
adverb or adjective Date: 1799 very close (as in a race)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Neck and Neck — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Neck and Neck (homonymie). Neck and Neck Album par Mark Knopfler et Chet Atkins Sortie 1990 Durée 38:26 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Neck and neck — Neck Neck (n[e^]k), n. [OE. necke, AS. hnecca; akin to D. nek the nape of the neck, G. nacken, OHG. nacch, hnacch, Icel. hnakki, Sw. nacke, Dan. nakke.] 1. The part of an animal which connects the head and the trunk, and which, in man and many… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Neck and Neck — Studio album by Chet Atkins and Mark Knopfler Released 1990 …   Wikipedia

  • neck and neck — {adj. or adv.}, {informal} Equal or nearly equal in a race or contest; abreast; tied. * /At the end of the race the two horses were neck and neck./ * /For months John and Harry seemed to be neck and neck in Alice s favor./ Compare: NIP AND TUCK …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • neck and neck — {adj. or adv.}, {informal} Equal or nearly equal in a race or contest; abreast; tied. * /At the end of the race the two horses were neck and neck./ * /For months John and Harry seemed to be neck and neck in Alice s favor./ Compare: NIP AND TUCK …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • neck and neck — If two competitors or candidates, etc, are neck and neck, then they are very close and neither is clearly winning …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • neck and neck — ► neck and neck level in a race or competition. Main Entry: ↑neck …   English terms dictionary

  • neck and neck — I adjective inconclusive as to outcome; close or just even in a race or comparison or competition as they approached the finish line they were neck and neck the election was a nip and tuck affair • Syn: ↑head to head, ↑nip and tuck • Similar to:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • neck and neck —    If two competitors or candidates, etc, are neck and neck, then they are very close and neither is clearly winning.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    In a contest or competition, when two competitors reach the same level, they are neck… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • neck\ and\ neck — adj. or adv informal Equal or nearly equal in a race or contest; abreast; tied. At the end of the race the two horses were neck and neck. For months John and Harry seemed to be neck and neck in Alice s favor. Compare: nip and tuck …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Neck and Neck — Para la marca española Neck and Neck véase la página Neck Neck Neck Neck Álbum musical de Chet Atkins Mark Knopfler Publicación octubre 1990 Género(s) Country Duració …   Wikipedia Español

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