Origin of give-and-take
Examples from the Web for give-and-take
This would seem disastrous in the give-and-take of politics but it is in keeping with sectarian religious doctrine.The Tea Party Isn’t a Political Movement, It’s a Religious One|Jack Schwartz|July 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nothing, it seems, will budge them from their opposition to give-and-take of governance.
The give-and-take between them and Democrats yielded better remedies.
Once the positions are set, real negotiations would begin, with give-and-take on both sides.Baghdad Talks May Yield Progress on Iranian Nuclear Dispute|Michael Adler|May 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But it offends my sensibilities to watch the president throw in the towel before the give-and-take even begins anew.
She burst forth: You cant treat me in the spirit of equality, of give-and-take.Twos and Threes|G. B. Stern
The joy of buying bric-a-brac is a secondary delight; in the give-and-take of barter lies the joy of joys.Cousin Pons|Honore de Balzac
To Tom that seemed fair enough,––a give-and-take game of the rangeland.Rim o' the World|B. M. Bower
But of give-and-take, of meeting you half-way, of paying you back in your own conversational coin, he has little notion.Collections and Recollections|George William Erskine Russell
In his home and in the bank where he played his daily game of give-and-take, his reputation for veracity was enviable.The Bell in the Fog and Other Stories|Gertrude Atherton