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.
See also: go, halfway

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]
See also: go, halfway
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"I think the impact of this will be highly significant, you've only got to go halfway up Penshaw Monument to identify how vast an area this is," said Gillan Gibson of the Campaign to Protect Rural England.
There can be no immediate denuclearization, this should be done step by step and all sides should go halfway during every single phase of this process," Lavrov added, Sputnik International (https://sputniknews.com/asia/201805311064961012-russian-lavrov-urges-lifting-dprk-sanctions/) reported .
RI thought I was, after I had been out and bought new shorts, a pair of deck shoes and those little white socks that just reach your ankle but don't go halfway up your leg.
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.
Its not good enough to only go halfway. The government really needs to demonstrate its commitment to fixing the problems highlighted by Justice McHugh, and making sure there is enough money to fund them.
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. In the end my body broke down and I could not go on," Ancic said.
Flip fabric folded in half and go halfway around with folded side on top; glue or sew into place.