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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.
Now, Stephens says, he is doing just that, as one of several dozen Edwards airmen deployed overseas in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Stephens even told herself that she would be happy with an honorable mention.
This year's team has the potential to be the best - and even better next year - according to Stephens, who calls it his most balanced and cohesive team in seven seasons with the Cardinals.
Dressed in black slacks, starched white shirt, narrow black clip-on tie, white socks and black shoes, Stephens is the founder of the Geek Squad, a high-tech company that specializes in computer support.
Saturday for Phil ``The Chief'' Stephens, 89, a Big Band era bass player at The Valley Funeral Home, 2121 W.
Cal Lutheran's Heidi Stephens is having trouble finding a personal goal for this season.