Definition of one on one in English:

one on one


(also one to one)
  • Denoting or referring to a situation in which two parties come into direct contact, opposition, or correspondence.

    ‘maybe we should talk to them one-on-one’
    • ‘The club offers group personal training for those not wanting to pay for one-on-one attention.’
    • ‘Individuals were asked to indicate the best date and time to be contacted by the nurse researcher to set up a one-on-one interview.’
    • ‘Displays and free one-to-one advice sessions with business advisers will also be available.’
    • ‘Megan has provided a full scope of nursing care - attending to patients on a one-to-one basis.’
    • ‘Robson said the author of the press release had been pressing him for a month for a one-on-one meeting.’
    • ‘Some companies take them in for one to one mentoring so they can see what it's like to have a job.’