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divvy up

To divide and dole out portions of something. All right, let's divvy up the cash and then go our separate ways. Who wants to divvy up the pizza?
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divvy up

v.
To divide something into parts or portions for distribution: The thieves went back to the cabin to divvy up the loot. My grandparents gave me $100, and I divvied it up among my brothers, sisters, and me.
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The county and the team were supposed to divvy up arena profits 20/80, but after the first five years the Panthers had pocketed $53.
Researchers typically recruit college students to play games in which two or more strangers divvy up a sum of money using a set of ground rules.
But currently, drug makers tend to divvy up their detailing dollars based upon whether physicians are heavy prescribers or light prescribers -- not on how quickly they understand the nuances of a particular drug.
There is no battle of ideas to win, only a brawl to divvy up the juiciest slices of pork left in the federal government, which are contracts under the military budget and approvals for foreign-arms sales.
F executives hope to raise $100 million in an initial public offering, and then could follow suggestions to divvy up the remaining shares of the company to a private equity firm.
In a bid to tackle family problems, California legislators voted 68-0 on Thursday to push the federal government to allow the state to divvy up billions of foster-care dollars to spend more on preventive measures for families.
According to the Detroit Free Press, Wayne County's 153 prosecutors are slated to divvy up $500,000 in raises that have been funded by the fines alleged Johns pay to get their cars out of impound.
205), then player 1 should consistently settle for half of $20 rather than trust player 2 to divvy up a larger amount.
the two of you at home, divvy up the time so that one of you
I resent any public employee group that extorts ever-increasing tax confiscations from us taxpayers by painting doomsday scenarios warning us that, unless we taxpayers divvy up, the whole damn system is going to collapse, and our lives and safety are at risk.
A substantial minority of economists and other social scientists now questions the bedrock assumption that self-interest provides the sole, or even the best, explanation for the ways in which people divvy up goods and services.
But the long-standing debate over how best to divvy up fragmentary fossils into hominid species has not vanished.
What LAFCO must do instead is develop a simple formula that nobody can object to, and which will leave it up to the cities themselves to hash out a way to divvy up the possessions they all want so badly.
Scientists usually assume that in the brain, key neurons divvy up responsibility for estimating the location of sounds originating at various points in the environment.
He's asked to serve as chairman of the American Studies department (do universities still divvy up departments in such a fashion?