- (basketball, American football) contending individually against a single opposing player
- in direct, personal confrontation
- a game, sport, etc. in which one individual competes against another individual
Example Sentences Including 'one-on-one'
Tess hoped he had plotted an escape route for them, because everyone here was going to clamor for one-on-one interviews as well.
IN A STRANGE CITY (2001)
The rally also gave the reporters a chance to interact with Klan members one-on-one.
She offered workshops each Thursday and held one-on-one coaching sessions.
Chicago Sun-Times (2002)
Substantial one-on-one counseling can go from one hour a week to 50 hours a stay.
Rehab: A Comprehensive Guide to Recommended Drug-Alcohol Treatment Centers in the United States (1988)
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