splitverbuk /splɪt/ us /splɪt/ present participle splitting, past tense and past participle split
split verb (DIVIDE)
The prize was split between Susan and Kate. 這筆獎金被蘇珊和凱特平分了。
The union executive has split down the middle (= divided into two equal-sized groups who disagree with each other) on what to do next. 工會執行委員會在下一步的動向問題上分裂成勢均力敵的兩派。
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. 高層經理們和其他員工之間的分歧越來越大。
There was a 75/25 split in the voting. 在投票中各贏得70%、25%和5%的選票。