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English definition of “divide/split (sth) down the middle”

divide/split (sth) down the middle

to separate, or to divide something, into two equal parts: Let's split the cost right down the middle. The family is split down the middle on this issue.Separating and dividingSharing
(Definition of divide/split (sth) down the middle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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