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be even Steven(s)

1. slang To have no outstanding debt between one another. All right, here's the $10 I owe you—now we're even Stevens.
2. slang To be completely equal. As a parent, you've got to always make sure things are even Steven between your kids, or they'll get horribly jealous of each other.
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even Steven

slang Equal in something, especially after repaying a debt. All right, here's the $10 I owe you—now we're even Steven.
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even stevens

slang Equal in something, especially after repaying a debt. All right, here's the $10 I owe you—now we're even stevens.
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even Steven

to be even (with someone or something) by having repaid a debt, replied in kind, etc. Bill hit Tom; then Tom hit Bill. Now they are even Steven. Mary paid Ann the $100 she owed her. Ann said, "Good, we are even Steven."
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even Stephens (or Stevens)

an even chance.
1990 Alan Duff Once Were Warriors And I give her half. Clean down the middle. Even stevens. I don't try and cheat her out of her share.
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The mum of inspirational teenager Stephen Sutton was honoured with an Outstanding Contribution award at Pride of Birmingham for her tireless work to continue her son's legacy.
Friends and family of Stephen Roy, 18, who tragically passed away after a battle with cancer in 2016, have come together to raise money for the bereavement charity Brightest Star.
Season 4 stars and confirmed non-matches Julia Rose and Stephen McHugh were on and off after their installment wrapped in August 2016, but now it appears things could be getting more serious than ever for the MTV personalities.
If you were Stephen Hawking--who was diagnosed with motor neuron disease in 1963 at age twenty-one--you would earn your PhD in theoretical physics from Cambridge, revolutionize your field, get married and father three children, earn substantial wealth and international fame, and live for several additional decades (Hawking is now seventy-three).
INSPIRATIONAL teenager Stephen Sutton, who raised more than PS3.2m for the Teenage Cancer Trust, has died in hospital.
Stephen Truscott, 25, is reported to have been at the Play Party Club, in Pattaya, when he fell from a balcony.