Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expression in bold in the following sentences?
One issue that arises with single-handed round-the-world racing is that of verifying that the competitor has actually sailed around the world.
They had two single-handed encounters.
I don't understand this one. A single-handed encounter between more than one person seems to be an oxymoron.
I have to do it single-handed.
Some people would use the adverb here - single-handedly. It's one of those adjectives that often function as an adverb.
single-handed = unaided, unsupported, managed or done by one person or with one on a side
Thanks for your efforts.
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