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The first-term senator is neck-and-neck with Rep. Cory Gardner in a campaign that may determine control of the Senate in 2015.

Notre Dame and Alabama have been running neck-and-neck in football ever since.

“If they are neck-and neck, Romney is going to win,” he predicted.

In what are expected to be tight three-way contests in Mississippi and Alabama today, Santorum and Romney are neck-and-neck.

But even if Gingrich were to exit, the two would still be neck-and-neck.

From the very outset it seemed that Merriwell and Mansford were in for a neck-and-neck match.

Then Andy ran neck-and-neck with the pilot train for several miles.

A thrilling rescue and a neck-and-neck race for the treasure followed.

That day I could have raced neck-and-neck with a shooting star!

They were well in sight now; Nero the Second and Iris, racing neck-and-neck, drawing rapidly away from the others.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to neck-and-neck, such as: close, deadlocked, drawn, needle, nip and tuck, and tied.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.