fifty-fifty


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fifty-fifty

even or equal. (See also go fifty-fifty (on something).) The chances of success are about fifty-fifty. Even at fifty-fifty, it's probably worth it, you know.

fifty-fifty

if something is divided fifty-fifty, it is divided equally between two people We decided to split the money fifty-fifty. Let's go fifty-fifty on the expenses for our trip.

fifty-fifty

see under under go halves.
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Regarding a statement issued by Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri in which he said that "no matter what happened, we will keep on holding on to the fifty-fifty formula," Sfeir said, "We (Christians) thank the prime minister for what he said, but if the number of Christians continues dwindling then some voices will come to the surface, saying that since the number of Christians in Lebanon is decreasing then they (Christians) should be treated as others and according to their number.
We want this country to be shared at fifty-fifty between Christians and Muslims, regardless of the census of the different sects".
Chairman of the Holme Valley South Area Committee, Clr Nigel Patrick, who voted in favour of the scheme, said he wasn't surprised the true split was nearer fifty-fifty.
Leadership and motivation; the fifty-fifty rule and the eight key principles of motivating others.
Tokyo, Japan, Sept 8, 2006 - (JCN) - Furukawa Electric and Singapore-based partner GPIndustries have agreed on Furukawa's management right in their fifty-fifty joint venture, Furukawa GP Auto Parts Limited (FGP), headquartered in Hong Kong.
But with construction underway on 217 units split fifty-fifty between affordable housing and housing for the homeless, along with the construction of 14 market-rate luxury townhouses, all involved in financing, development, design and construction at the improbable site hope to overcome the many challenges and achieve their goals, which for the property owners means making a profit using an unorthodox formula.
Absent a prenuptial agreement to the contrary, earned income is community until separation, reportable fifty-fifty by each spouse, and earned income after separation is the separate income of the spouse who earned it.
There is a fifty-fifty possibility that Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi will visit North Korea again before he leaves office next September, Taku Yamasaki, former vice president of the Liberal Democratic Party, said Sunday.
James Niven, communications manager for Triodos Bank, said: 'It is usual that the majority of investors will be male, but the gender division of investors for Cafedirect is fifty-fifty.
Exports and domestic sales contribute fifty-fifty to its total sales earning.
My vet says it's fifty-fifty, and when they say that you're usually thirty-seventy against.
Bond offer: northern Rock Fifty-Fifty Bond splits a minimum opening balance of pounds 5,000 equally into a one-year fixed rate bond paying 7pc gross and a five-year equity tracker offering a return linked to stock market performance with capital guarantee.
Moussa says he now believes the threat of war is receding: "I think it is a fifty-fifty proposition now".
The O's regular right back went for a fifty-fifty ball with Karl Murray and was left in a heap in the centre circle.
The fifty-fifty joint venture, named Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications, will be capitalized at $500 million and headquartered in London, they said.