Meaning of HALVES in English

HALVES

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a number halves (= becomes twice as small )

The number of children failing at school has halved in recent years.

in two/halves/pieces etc

I tore the letter in two and threw the pieces in the fire.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

go halves (on sth)

Do you want to go halves on a pizza?

He generously agrees to go halves on you.

She'd promised to go halves with him if he got anywhere in his negotiations.

not do sth by halves

I'm sure it will be a fantastic wedding. Eva never does anything by halves .

He comes from a family that does not do things by halves .

Longman DOCE5 Extras English vocabulary.      Дополнительный английский словарь Longman DOCE5.