nip and tuck

nip and tuck  {adj. or adv.},  {informal}
Evenly matched; hard fought to the finish.
The game was nip and tuck until the last minute.
A was a nip and tuck race right to the finish line.
The two salesmen fought nip and tuck for the contract all the way.
Compare: NECK AND NECK.
Categories: adjective adverb informal

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