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See also: square-up
- to get ready for a fight
- to get in a fighting position
2017 March 14, Stuart James, “Leicester stun Sevilla to reach last eight after Kasper Schmeichel save”, in the Guardian:
- Samir Nasri was shown a second yellow card moments earlier after squaring up to Jamie Vardy, with the two players going forehead to forehead after exchanging insults.
- to face (someone) in a contest.
- to pay back money that is owed