meet somebody halfway
meet (one) halfway
To compromise with someone, often in an argument or disagreement. I'll agree to some of your requests if you'll meet me halfway and allow me to implement some of my ideas. Hey, buddy, please meet your mother and I halfway and at least try to clean your room once a month, OK? Can we meet halfway on this? I'm willing to compromise.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
meet somebody halfˈwayreach an agreement with somebody by giving them part of what they want: I can’t agree to all your suggestions, but I am prepared to meet you halfway.
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017