splitverbuk /splɪt/ us /splɪt/ present participle splitting, past tense and past participle split
split verb (DIVIDE)
The prize was split between Susan and Kate. 这笔奖金被苏珊和凯特平分了。
The union executive has split down the middle (= divided into two equal-sized groups who disagree with each other) on what to do next. 工会执行委员会在下一步的动向问题上分裂成势均力敌的两派。
split the difference
- Opinions were split cleanly between men and women.
- The electronics division was split off into a freestanding company.
- Let's split the cost right down the middle.
- The family is split down the middle on this issue.
- Pieces of stone can be split off by forcing wedges between the layers.
split verb (TELL)
splitnoun [ C ]uk /splɪt/ us /splɪt/
There is a widening split between senior managers and the rest of the workforce. 高层经理们和其他员工之间的分歧越来越大。
There was a 75/25 split in the voting. 在投票中各赢得70%、25%和5%的选票。