go halfway

go halfway

To compromise with someone, often in an argument or disagreement. I'll agree to some of your requests if you'll go halfway and allow me to implement some of my ideas. Hey, buddy, please go halfway and at least try to clean your room once a month, OK? Can we go halfway on this? I'm willing to compromise.
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go halfway

Also, meet someone halfway. Compromise, give up something for the sake of an agreement. For example, The Smiths are willing to go halfway and pay their share for snow-plowing, or I'll make peace with Nancy if she'll just meet me halfway. [Late 1500s]
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Leaving their four-set defeat to the Far Eastern University Lady Tamaraws behind, the Lady Bulldogs reasserted their might anchored on Jaja Santiago to go halfway into the eliminations on top with a 6-1 record.
We almost felt like we were acquiring 1 1/2 pitchers in that deal because it would go halfway toward acquiring someone else," Epstein said of the trade with the White Sox at the All-Star break last year.
Warren was keen so then we worked out we'd go halfway to Bristol to do it.
Mr Macron said that earlier indications the UK could offer around [euro]20bn (PS18bn) to ensure its EU partners were not left out of pocket due to Brexit did not go halfway to what was required.
French President Emmanuel Macron suggested the bill could top 40 billion euros (PS36 billion), saying that earlier indications that the UK could offer around 20 billion euros (PS18 billion) to ensure its EU partners were not left out of pocket due to Brexit did not go halfway to what was required.
French President Emmanuel Macron suggested the bill could top 40bn euros (PS36bn), saying that earlier indications that the UK could offer around 20bn euros (PS18bn) to ensure its EU partners were not left out of pocket due to Brexit did not go halfway to what was required.
I go halfway in my own blacked-out car like some sort of diva and then switch with our production manager.
It took nearly an hour to go halfway along the aisle - and the bacon sandwich was small for the price.
The vote will go halfway towards picking a winner, with the views of an expert judging panel also counting.
IF FameAndGlorydoes registerback-to-backvictories today, it will only go halfway to matching the r e c o r d -breakinge xploitsofhisformer stablemate Yeats, who made thestayers'crownhisownfor fours uccessiveyearsbetween 2006a nd2009.
I had to train less than what I wanted and in professional sport it is very hard and one cannot go halfway.
Flip fabric folded in half and go halfway around with folded side on top; glue or sew into place.
We'll be looking to emulate that at The Oval, because if we even go halfway to matching that game at Sydney we'll be doing well.
We could go halfway up in trucks, then had to transfer to small vehicles for the rest of the way, due to the narrow road.
Pronghorn antelope make a pretty trophy and they're somewhat accessible, especially because just about anyone can kill one at water if things go halfway right.