split verb (DIVIDE) translate to Mandarin Chinese

Translation of "split" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb (DIVIDE)
/splɪt/ ( present tense splitting, past tense and past participle split)
[I or T] to (cause to) divide into two or more parts, especially along a particular line
The prize was split between Susan and Kate.
Split the aubergines in half and cover with breadcrumbs.
The teacher split the children (up) into three groups.
informal I'll split (= share) this croissant with you.
His trousers split when he tried to jump the fence.
[+ obj + adj ] The woman had split her head open (= got a long deep wound in her head) when she was thrown off the horse.
Separating and dividing
[I] to form cracks
The wooden floor had cracked and split in the heat.
Tearing and breaking into pieces
[I or T] If the people in an organization or group split, or if something splits them, they disagree and form smaller groups
The childcare issue has split the employers' group.
The union executive has split down the middle (= divided into two equal-sized groups who disagree with each other) on what to do next.
A group of extremists split (off) from the Labour Party to form a new "Workers' Communist Party".
Arguing and disagreeing
split the difference If you split the difference, you agree on a number or amount that is exactly in the middle of the difference between two other numbers or amounts.
(Definition of split verb (DIVIDE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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