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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 something up

tv. to divide something up. They divvied up the fish and drove back to the city.
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Luckily, though, they've been told they can divvy up the contents of Wayne Rooney's swear box.
Because of the building's proximity to the United Nations, various international missions have become rental tenants in much of the unsold 130K s/f, leaving the next owner with a choice of whether to again try to divvy up and sell the property as individual office condos or maintain it as rental space.
The county and the team were supposed to divvy up arena profits 20/80, but after the first five years the Panthers had pocketed $53.7 million and Broward just $331,206, according to columnist Michael Mayo of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
"They already have a deal in place to divvy up their marital assets, which include a $9.5million mansion in Miami Beach and an estate in Los Angeles.
Researchers typically recruit college students to play games in which two or more strangers divvy up a sum of money using a set of ground rules.
There is no battle of ideas to win, only a brawl to divvy up the juiciest slices of pork left in the federal government, which are contracts under the military budget and approvals for foreign-arms sales.
Managers of the big four teams are finally beginning to twig that they can't divvy up the three glitzy trophies between themselves.
According to the Detroit Free Press, Wayne County's 153 prosecutors are slated to divvy up $500,000 in raises that have been funded by the fines alleged Johns pay to get their cars out of impound.
205), then player 1 should consistently settle for half of $20 rather than trust player 2 to divvy up a larger amount.
investment firm Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst and Spanish telco Telefonica are expected to divvy up some of their shared media assets.
There is simply not enough there to divvy up between two partners so they are both remaining in the house."
A substantial minority of economists and other social scientists now questions the bedrock assumption that self-interest provides the sole, or even the best, explanation for the ways in which people divvy up goods and services.
In this cutthroat game, political horse traders and Washington lobbyists divvy up the public real estate.
The brewers allegedly had secret meetings to divvy up the Dutch market.
Two research groups, both with reports in the March 7 Cell, now offer some promising insights into how bacteria divvy up their chromosomes.