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    neck and neck

    What are similar expressions for "neck and neck"?

    A: Who do you think is prettier, Angelina Jolie or Cameron Diaz?
    B: Well, its' true that they are neck and neck in terms of beauty.
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    Re: neck and neck

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    What are similar expressions for "neck and neck"? Equal.

    A: Who do you think is prettier, Angelina Jolie or Cameron Diaz?
    B: Well, its' true that they are neck and neck in terms of beauty.
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    The term originates from a description of a horse race in which two horses are side by side (neck and neck) at some point in the race.

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    Re: neck and neck

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    What are similar expressions for "neck and neck"?

    A: Who do you think is prettier, Angelina Jolie or Cameron Diaz?
    B: Well, its' true that they are neck and neck in terms of beauty.
    doya84
    "on a par"

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    Re: neck and neck

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    What are similar expressions for "neck and neck"?

    A: Who do you think is prettier, Angelina Jolie or Cameron Diaz?
    B: Well, it's true that they are neck and neck in terms of beauty.added it has
    doya84
    Its is the possessive of it and has no apostrophe. It's=it is or it has.
    Last edited by riquecohen; 17-Mar-2012 at 19:11. Reason: added "it has"

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    #5

    Re: neck and neck

    You could say it's a "close call."

    "It's hard to choose."

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