Origin of man-to-man
Examples from the Web for man-to-man
On the other hand, the proposition was strictly a man-to-man affair, and Echford Flagg had made relations unendurable.
Often he assured me that we were men, face to face; that I was not his Boswell, not his disciple, but a man-to-man friend.The Hive|Will Levington Comfort
Putting out of your mind all this foolish sex matter—as I have explained my man-to-man theory—will you go with me?
It was in Moss's own cramped handwriting, and it was a request for a three o'clock "man-to-man" talk.The Success Machine|Henry Slesar
He had whipped Brayley in a fair, square, hand-to-hand, man-to-man fight.Under Handicap|Jackson Gregory