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(individual)(teaching/attention) individualizado(contact) personal(discussion) mano a mano*on a one-to-one basis*—*de uno a uno**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.*

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(exact)(correlation) de uno a uno*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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de uno a uno

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