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halfsies

slang Describing the act of sharing something, especially the cost of something, in equal proportion between two people. You wanna go halfsies on the bill? I don't feel like cooking tonight, let's go halfsies on a pizza instead.
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halvsies

(ˈhævziz)
mod. with each (of two) paying half. (see also go Dutch.) Let’s make it halvsies, and I pay for the parking, too.
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It seems to me that the Bush administration created this situation in Pakistan by going halvsies," he said.
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Go halvsies. Ask restaurants to use only half of the normal portion for high-fat ingredients such as cheese, oil, white sauce, or gravy.