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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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divvy

(ˈdɪvi)
n. a share of something. (see also divvy something up.) How much is my divvy?

divvy something up

tv. to divide something up. They divvied up the fish and drove back to the city.
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However, within seconds of touching gloves, two rasping right hand jabs from my opponent had me back-peddling in straight lines, dropping my head and waving my arms like a divvy at a disco.
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We can't divvy it up equitably, so we decided to do this as a family,'' said Tony Newhall, one of the couple's three sons.
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Fair enough People everywhere divvy up food and make other deals based on social concepts of fairness, not individual self-interest, a cross-cultural project found (161: 104).
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In his letter to the Chronicle, Coun Besag, who represents Walkergate, said: "I see Coun Higgins is the latest Labour divvy to claim Newcastle Council is censoring Geordie expressions.
STEVIE G: Ha ha, this juss proves you're a stupid little divvy la'.
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And though I cannot read and write, my divvy mates think I'mall right As dozy Dave once said to me,``I'd really hate to clever be.
We ought also examine our own passivity, even as the politicians squabble about secondary matters and divvy up the public wealth in ways that provide precious little public benefit.