# Meaning of *one-to-one* in English:

## one-to-one^{}

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### adjective

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*mainly North American***one-on-one**)1Denoting or referring to a situation in which two parties come into direct contact, opposition, or correspondence.

*‘you can be treated by a therapist on a one-to-one basis’**‘In one-on-one situations, go for the man in black every time.’**‘People just don't seem to have the capability of beating their opponents in a one-on-one situation.’**‘On three occasions York created one-on-one opportunities but each time the Oxton goalkeeper kept them out.’**‘However, he has immense pace, is a cool and clinical finisher in one-on-one situations and has the ability to score sublime goals.’**‘He has a cool head and a great finish for the one-on-one situations.’**‘Robinson is deadly in a one-on-one situation and it will be a thankless task for anyone having to mark him in midfield.’**‘He was not going to be denied as he faced the keeper with a one-on-one opportunity and slid the ball home.’**‘The way they contested one-on-one situations in that first half was encouraging.’**‘In one-on-one situations, he is hardly dodged, and can win the ball nine times out of ten.’**‘He does not play well in one-on-one situations, nor does he help teammates.’**‘So, in a one-on-one situation against the local tough guy, can a judo person subdue the bully?’**‘If the rest of the linemen play well, Pryce will get more one-on-one situations.’**‘That leads to some one-on-one opportunities for Hammer, and that's no good for an offense.’**‘If so, he runs the risk of letting Shaq get more one-on-one opportunities close to the basket.’**‘That led to big rushing avenues for Barber and one-on-one opportunities for Toomer.’**‘When having one-on-one chats with his gaffer they will converse in French.’**‘On a one-on-one basis I will be getting little pointers off him regarding the season ahead.’**‘Five games will be played on one-on-one basis with entry fee being Rs.10 per person.’**‘It would be impossible for the NYC to have an impact on individuals on a one-on-one basis.’**‘Abbot requests they get Mary in for a one-on-one chat - he wants a précised focus group.’*

- 1.1Mathematics In which each member of one set is associated with one member of another.
*‘What makes the system exemplify the natural number structure is that it has a one-to-one successor function with an initial object and the system satisfies the induction principle.’**‘And yet, ciphers based on one-to-one substitutions, also known as monoalphabetic ciphers, can be easily broken by frequency analysis.’**‘For example; the generally held view that dimension was invariant under one-to-one continuous mappings…’**‘On the other hand, although any map between fields is one-to-one, it is fairly difficult to write down all the maps between any given pair of fields.’**‘The majority of rotations had a one-to-one ratio of students to preceptors.’**‘He proposed that, if elements combine to form compounds with other than a one-to-one ratio of atoms, the multiplicities be denoted by superscripted numbers, later transmuted to subscripts.’**‘The simplest way to plot expression data is in a two-dimensional scatter plot and to calculate the correlation coefficients of all one-to-one combinations of experiments.’**‘This is similar to the amount of calcium you need - about 1,000 to 1,200 mg., which is a one-to-one ratio.’**‘Things may change rapidly in the world of business, but a few things are timeless, such as the famous one-to-one ratio of suckers born per minute.’**‘Watch springs would have been one of the very few items that would have produced the necessary one-to-one million ratio between the cost of steel and the value of the output.’**‘In most developed nations, the ratio is one-to-one or lower.’**‘A one-to-one ratio is ideal, according to the American Cancer Society.’**‘The days when book orders had a one-to-one ratio are gone, but the company is still confident it can achieve a reasonable lead time of between six to 12 weeks.’**‘An earlier proposal asked for a one-to-one ratio starting in 2010.’**‘This only works if there is a one-to-one ratio of viewers to displays.’**‘To his amazement, the two kinds of plants occurred in a one-to-one ratio.’**‘Ordinary matter and dark matter loosely track each other in space, but not in a one-to-one ratio.’**‘We'd need a one-to-one ratio of professional refuters to loonies, just to keep up.’**‘The appreciating of the lev against the US dollar pushed prices up in 2003, as dollar-denominated real estate trade switched to euro, at a one-to-one ratio, analysts commented.’**‘With a lower than one-to-one ratio of presenters to participants, many potential entrepreneurs had time to seek in-depth assistance from experts in a number of fields.’*

### adverb

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*mainly North American***one-on-one**)With direct contact, opposition, or correspondence between two parties.

*‘they work one-to-one as tutors’*

### noun

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informal *mainly North American***one-on-one**)A face-to-face encounter.

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