meet\ one\ halfway

• go halfway (to meet one)
• meet one halfway
v. phr.
To give up part of what you want or to do your share in reaching an agreement with someone.

Our neighbors are willing to go halfway to meet us and pay their share for a fence between our houses.

Bob wants to make up after your fight and you should meet him halfway.

If you're willing to go halfway with us, we'll be friends again.

Bill met Mary halfway after their argument.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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