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eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation

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  • eyeball-to-eyeball — if you are eyeball to eyeball with an enemy or someone that you are arguing with, you deal with them in a direct way. The public wants to see an eyeball to eyeball confrontation between the two party leaders. (always before noun) …   New idioms dictionary

  • eyeball to eyeball (with somebody) — ˌeyeball to ˈeyeball (with sb) idiom very close to sb and looking at them, especially during an angry conversation, meeting, etc • The protesters and police stood eyeball to eyeball. • an eyeball to eyeball confrontation Main entry: ↑eyeballidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • eyeball — [[t]a͟ɪbɔːl[/t]] eyeballs, eyeballing, eyeballed 1) N COUNT Your eyeballs are your whole eyes, rather than just the part which can be seen between your eyelids. 2) VERB If you eyeball someone or something, you stare at them. [INFORMAL] [V n] The… …   English dictionary

  • eyeball — 1 noun (C) 1 the round ball that forms the whole of your eye, including the part inside your head 2 eyeball to eyeball if two people are eyeball to eyeball, they are directly facing each other, especially in an angry or threatening way: an… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • eyeball-to-eyeball — /uy bawl teuh uy bawl , tooh /, adj., adv. close or direct and often hostile; face to face: an eyeball to eyeball confrontation. [1960 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • eyeball-to-eyeball — /uy bawl teuh uy bawl , tooh /, adj., adv. close or direct and often hostile; face to face: an eyeball to eyeball confrontation. [1960 65] …   Useful english dictionary

  • eyeball to eyeball — (of a discussion, confrontation, diplomacy, etc) at close quarters, dealing with matters very frankly and firmly (also eye to eye) • • • Main Entry: ↑eye * * * eyeball to eyeball mainly journalism phrase very close together and looking at each… …   Useful english dictionary

  • eyeball — /ˈaɪbɔl / (say uybawl) noun 1. the ball or globe of the eye. –verb (t) 2. Colloquial to look at, especially to observe closely. 3. to inspect (an object) directly as with the naked eye or through a telescope, as opposed to indirect inspection, as …   Australian English dictionary

  • eyeball to eyeball — Synonyms and related words: adversative, adverse, adversive, against the grain, against the tide, against the wind, antagonistic, anti, antipathetic, antipodal, antithetic, antonymous, at cross purposes, at daggers, at daggers drawn, at issue, at …   Moby Thesaurus

  • confrontation — Synonyms and related words: allegory, analogy, antagonism, anteposition, antipathy, antithesis, audience, balancing, bargaining, bargaining session, clashing, collision, collision course, comparative anatomy, comparative degree, comparative… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Eyeball to eyeball — aggressively face to face; in confrontation …   Dictionary of Australian slang


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