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One on one? one to one?

Posted by ESC on November 09, 2004

In Reply to: One on one? one to one? posted by Sui on November 09, 2004

: What is the difference between *one on one* and *one to one*??
: Thanks

From Merriam-Webster:

Main Entry: one-to-one
Function: adjective
1 : pairing each element of a set uniquely with an element of another set
2 : ONE-ON-ONE 2

Main Entry: one-on-one
Function: adjective or adverb
1 : playing directly against a single opposing player
2 : involving a direct encounter between one person and another