[ US /ˈwənəˈnɑn/ ]
(of two persons) in direct encounter
preferred to settle the matter one-on-one
interviewed her person-to-person
directly between two individuals
being a system of play in which an individual defensive player guards an individual offensive player
How To Use one-on-one In A Sentence
- From a pure box-office point of view, all of us can surely relish the sort of muscular macho, the one-on-one confrontation on view when a Phil Vickery meets a Christian Califano.
- The league was a little smaller, a little clubbier, and there was a lot more opportunity for one-on-one chats. Globe and Mail
- Polygamous marriages could be treated not as group marriages but as a series of simultaneously con-existing one-on-one marriages; that is, A marries B and B marries A. Should we legally recognize polyamorous marriages?
- That leads to some one-on-one opportunities for Hammer, and that's no good for an offense.
- It is a poison which has only ever been used for one-on-one killings and attempted killings.
- He has a cool head and a great finish for the one-on-one situations.
- In most cases, the outside man got a one-on-one matchup and the inside player drew the double team.
- In one-on-one situations, there are not many better. The Sun
- If so, he runs the risk of letting Shaq get more one-on-one opportunities close to the basket.
- It would be impossible for the NYC to have an impact on individuals on a one-on-one basis.