one-two

one-two
UK / US noun [countable]
Word forms "one-two":
singular one-two plural one-twos
1) in the sport of boxing, the action of hitting an opponent first with one hand then quickly with the other
2) in football, a pass of the ball from one player to another and a quick pass back to the first player

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