toe to toe (to go)

 Compete directly and aggressively (boxing).
 ► “ If Coke is going to improve in the U.S., as well as overseas, we can go toe to toe.” (Wall Street Journal, Feb. 26, 1996, B3)

American business jargon. 2014.

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