divide fifty-fifty

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divide (something) fifty-fifty

To split something evenly between both parties. I promised the kids that I would divide the last cookie fifty-fifty. Because you helped me so much with the yard sale, I want to divide the profits fifty-fifty.
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divide something fifty-fifty

 and split something fifty-fifty
to divide something into two equal parts. (The fifty means 50 percent.) Tommy and Billy divided the candy fifty-fifty. The robbers split the money fifty-fifty.
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The market is divided fifty-fifty over the outlook for the yen.
Sparks says the embedded market is divided fifty-fifty between off-the-shelf vendors, Wind River and QNX, and the hardware manufacturers who roll their own.
Masayoshi Iwasaki, senior foreign exchange manager at Credit Lyonnais in Tokyo, said the market seems to be divided fifty-fifty over whether the dollar will regain against the yen.
Dealers said the market seems to be divided fifty-fifty over whether the dollar will regain strength against the yen.
The market is divided fifty-fifty over what decision the ECB will make, and there might be some unexpected moves in euro-dollar trading," the commercial bank dealer said.
The market seems to be divided fifty-fifty over whether the G-7 will issue a communique expressing concern about a strong yen.