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one-on-one

one-on-one

Date: Nov 08 2007

Quote

1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

“It’s an ongoing dialogue about what living means. It’s not like a one-on-one dialogue. It’s more what you feel back from them.”

Musician Bruce Springsteen on the 30-year relationship between him and his fans. (Rolling Stone)

Definition

1. Definition - Study the definition.

one person speaking to or playing against another

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

If you want to talk to someone alone, you say you’d like to speak him or her one-on-one. Or if a teacher gives you some special help after class you can say you got some one-on-one advice. When you’re talking about talking, one-on-one means a conversation between two people with no one else around.

Bruce Springsteen views his career as a convertsation with his fans. But the conversation is not one-on-one. Springsteen is one, but his fans are many and they do not speak with one voice. Springsteen gets a general feeling from his fans and responds to them based on that. It’s a lot less direct than a one-on-one conversation.

Examples

1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

“You think you’re good at basketball? Let’s see. Let’s have a game of one on one.”

“I need to talk to you one-on-one about some serious issues.”

Winners

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

it's something private and individual....only two persons can be involved in such a process or dialogue tete-a-tete, face-to-face, hand-to-hand
by Ol'ka
interaction between two persons. One-one-one coaching or one-on-one training are the opposite of coaching a group or training a class. One-on-one training is a customized training for one person.In this case we have just the trainer and one trainee
by demsy
Whisky_Dut i guess the means is only two person--one and another together!
by Whisky_Dut
babyxiao one person face to face confronting another person.
by babyxiao
Red-Onyx one-on-one dialogue means between only you and one other person
by Red-Onyx
two persons talking
by anna1
Adi Putra a Conversation between two person personally
by Adi Putra
between 2 persons
by pauldorsa
m@nuelm@d i guess dat "one-on-one" means, in this particular case, a conversation between only 2 people, u telling me ur ideas and i telling u mine
by m@nuelm@d
rascal22 one person to one person.
by rascal22
nostsaber one person opposite other person
by nostsaber
one-on-one is when two persons talk....just them two,without anyone else to add anything.
by swedishbabe
between two people,involving only two of them.
by Hyrma
It mean being direct communication or exchange between two people or when someone works with only one other person
by fullmooninthenight
kiojohn 1 to 1, a person with another
by kiojohn
directly between two people
by smilekhj
ammarfd it means it is between two people only
by ammarfd
between only two people
by INNOVATIVE PIONEER

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EmErAlD

EmErAlD

Egypt

As a shy person I always like one on one chating with just one of my friends at time.

04:42 PM May 21 2015 |

sara1998

sara1998

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

some times it’s necessary to talk one-on-one!

10:56 AM Jun 09 2014 |

waqasmalikkkk

Pakistan

hi


06:58 PM Jun 14 2013 |

DaeNg

DaeNg

Thailand

Only you and I not another to do something together. 

07:37 AM Mar 14 2013 |

kareenakocchar

India

Hey, thats a really nice way to make your child learn her english lessons!! when you have hindi as your language, your child dont get hold of the english that much!! I generally make sure she watches english cartoon movies!! I have heard this site called hushbabies, where there a number of board books to buy for!! I recently got her pictorial dictionary , and she is totally loving them and learning quite a few things!! you can check out more here-


http://www.hushbabies.com/category/books-cds-picture-books.html

03:16 AM Jul 05 2012 |

a2020

a2020

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

I  am gonna talk with her one-on-one.

09:38 AM Jun 06 2012 |

Azeri_LADY

Azeri_LADY

Azerbaijan

it means to talk or discusse something face to face between 2 person 

03:41 AM Jan 23 2011 |

mitra.700

mitra.700

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

I'd like to talk one-on-one to my husband about our problems.

03:39 AM Nov 23 2010 |

tiger_bagira

Greece

NICE

 

02:50 AM Nov 14 2010 |

sumanlehra7

India

its a conversation between 2 people…in general language we normally say face to face…

08:15 AM Oct 14 2010 |

foz12

foz12

Saudi Arabia

one on one

great lesson

03:16 PM Jul 29 2010 |

BAUM

Brazil

ill just throw this sheet away when i get home XD :P

02:21 AM Jan 27 2010 |

bambibabe

Afghanistan

damn schoolproject… slang expressions yeah, hell funny!!!

02:19 AM Jan 27 2010 |

benyamin14

benyamin14

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

simple relationship

01:08 PM Dec 24 2009 |

iwori

iwori

Japan

I know a great tune named "one-on-one", the musician name is B'z.

They sing how important we face one-on-one and try to understand without giving up or bothering trouble.

That song always gives me a power.

02:22 AM Nov 23 2009 |

Sriratna

India

 between only two people

for example:

Misunderstandings between two friends or lovers can slove the problemwith one-on-one conversation.

07:01 AM Jul 13 2009 |

xRicky

xRicky

Italy

cool

03:54 PM Jan 25 2008 |

t_amu055

t_amu055

China

‘One on one ‘useed in the conversation between two talkers without no one else joining and around .

07:05 PM Nov 28 2007 |

alsaeidi

Yemen

one person talke with another person

03:43 AM Nov 14 2007 |

zhutao55

zhutao55

China

I think one to one can stand for a competition of only two person~

01:30 AM Nov 14 2007 |

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