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go fifty-fifty

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

(on something) to divide the cost of something in half with someone. Todd and Jean decided to go fifty-fifty on dinner. The two brothers went fifty-fifty on a replacement for the broken lamp.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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