Also, go fifty-fifty. Share equally. For example, Ann suggested that they go halves on the rent, or The brothers are going fifty-fifty in their new business. The first term dates from the late 1600s, the variant from the early 1900s.
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How to use go halves in a sentence
I mean to go halves in your glory myself; I shall be the jeweler who set the diamonds in your crown.The Magic Skin | Honore de Balzac
Putty and me agree to go halves with what we get out of you, and when I lay out a piece of business I don't make no changes.The Stories of the Three Burglars | Frank Richard Stockton
I made up my mind that if ever one of dear old Montresor's relatives appeared I would go halves.Polly and Eleanor | Lillian Elizabeth Roy
He pointed with his hand to Trardorf and answered roughly: "I care not to go halves!"Margery [Gred], Complete | Georg Ebers
Why don't you write and explain the whole thing to the Editor and offer to go halves if he prints it?