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even Steven

slang Equal in something, especially after repaying a debt. All right, here's the $10 I owe you—now we're even Steven.
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even stevens

slang Equal in something, especially after repaying a debt. All right, here's the $10 I owe you—now we're even stevens.
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even Steven

to be even (with someone or something) by having repaid a debt, replied in kind, etc. Bill hit Tom; then Tom hit Bill. Now they are even Steven. Mary paid Ann the $100 she owed her. Ann said, "Good, we are even Steven."
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even Stephens (or Stevens)

an even chance.
1990 Alan Duff Once Were Warriors And I give her half. Clean down the middle. Even stevens. I don't try and cheat her out of her share.
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For years my early work with Roger Penrose seemed to be a disaster for science," Stephen said.
AS YOU ENTER THROUGH THE GLASS DOORS AT STEPHENS AUTOMOTIVE GROUP'S MILLENNIUM Motor Cars in Plano, Texas, a brand new 2001 silver Jaguar that sells for just under $70,000 draws you in.
There was a big "Welciome Back" sign when Stephen returned to school -- and nothing happened to back up his fear of ridicule.