cut-throat


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cut-throat

(of some games) played by three people
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Suicidal cut-throat injuries are either unreported or rare in our country.
There is literally a 'cut-throat' competition to outdo others and to establish one's own writ.
The work environment here is characterised by cut-throat competition where colleagues seek to outdo each other, sometimes not for the good of the company but merely to satisfy their egos.
My Local was sold to Greybull last year by supermarket Morrisons and has struggled to compete in the cut-throat grocery sector, which is embroiled in a bitter price war.
The event will consist of a pop-up barber shop in the beer garden with four barbers cutting hair, trimming beards and doing cut-throat shaves.
ALEX WOTHERSPOON Series: 4 Eliminated: Final Aston University graduate Alex wasn't the most popular contestant, criticised by notoriously cut-throat Sir Alan, who suggested his back-stabbing was unnecessary.
NEW TRICKS BBC1, 9.00pm Ted leads an investigation into the apparent suicide of a city trader who was embroiled in the cut-throat world of London's financial district in the 1980s.
Cut-Throat (Zendaya) puts a hole through a teddy bear, but her knife isn't the only thing about her that's on point.
BY SEAN KELLY MICK McCARTHY insists the Championship promotion race will be a cut-throat affair.
It's the latest example of the cut-throat price war as the major supermarkets try to rival budget chains Aldi and Lidl to reverse a sharp fall in sales.
The company, the fourth largest globally by customers, said net profit for the second financial quarter to September fell to 5.12 billion rupees ($83 million) as it struggles in a cut-throat market.
See www.debenhams.com/beauty /beauty-club WET shaving is enjoying a retro renaissance, with a 50% rise in British cut-throat shaving barbers in the past 12 months.