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divvy up

To divide and dole out portions of something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "divvy" and "up." 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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divvy something up

tv. to divide something up. They divvied up the fish and drove back to the city.
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Early last week, investors panicked over reports that the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission have divvied up the tech giants for investigative purposes, with the former getting Apple (AAPL) and Alphabet 's Google (GOOGL), while the FTC will handle Facebook (FB) and Amazon (AMZN), Eric Savitz writes in this week's edition of Barron's.
The development is significant, experts say, because as animals' status in society has evolved, courts have struggled with the idea that they are property, like furniture, to be divvied up. This law broadens the statutory ideas of custody, visitation and financial support--originally written for children, not animals.
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Both pickup trucks and passenger cars are produced at the plant, with the vehicles divvied up between the two automakers for sale under their respective brands.
Most of which will be divvied up between mah 3,423 charities, obviously." You're thinking it might be true, aren't you?
The state's top higher education board, the Board of Regents, announced how it expects those cuts to be divvied up among college systems.
This year, $100,000 will be divvied up in the form of Worcester Cultural Coalition grants for community-oriented arts, humanities and science projects in Worcester.
BOISE, Idaho -- Albertson's LLC yesterday reached an agreement with Supervalu for an extension through June 2009 of the two-year transition services pact that the two companies signed in June 2006 when they divvied up the assets of Albertson's, Inc.
I pointed out we all pay taxes into a pot that's divvied up according to the Barnett Formula.
All of the good opportunities are being divvied up while we're laying low.
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A cover letter on the Department of Agriculture application indicated that the first $500,000 would be divvied up equally, said Jeff Reeves, a member of the Oregon Salmon Commission.
Despite conducting a number of renovations, the building's owners were never able to transform the property into anything more than a class B office property whose floors were divvied up into an ungainly amount of small spaces.
Then, by crossing two laser beams to form thousands of light tubes capable of confining atoms, the team divvied up the atom cloud into a hundred-or-so atoms per tube.
A 40.8 percent stake in four west Little Rock apartment projects was divvied up in deals totaling nearly $23.8 million.