Toe to toe
Posted by R. Berg on December 06, 2001 at
In Reply to: Defintion/translation posted by SH on December 06, 2001
: he bravely has gone toe to toe with the imaginations of the readers
That statement calls up an image of two men in a boxing ring, facing each other in the stance that you see just before the bell rings and they start to fight. I think it means he has written something that meets the challenge of appealing to an imaginative audience--it's imaginative enough to be all the readers would want.