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balance (sth) out/up

phrasal verb with balance uk   us   /ˈbæl.əns/ verb
to be equal in amount or value, or to make things equal in amount or value: I spend a lot one month and not so much the next and in the end it balances out. We'd better ask a few men to the party to balance up the numbers.
Translations of “balance (sth) out/up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 抵銷,使…平衡…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抵消,使…平衡…
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