give-and-take
noun Date: 1679 1. the practice of making mutual concessions ; compromise 2. a usually good-natured exchange (as of ideas or comments)

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  • give-and-take — {n. phr.} 1. A sharing; giving and receiving back and forth between people; a giving up by people on different sides of part of what each one wants so that they can agree. * /Jimmy is too selfish. He has no notion of give and take with the other… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • Give, Get, Take and Have — Infobox Album | Name = Give, Get, Take and Have Type = Album Artist = Curtis Mayfield Released = 1976 Recorded = Genre = Funk/Soul Length = Label = Curtom Producer = Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|3|5 [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg… …   Wikipedia

  • Give — (g[i^]v), v. t. [imp. {Gave} (g[=a]v); p. p. {Given} (g[i^]v n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Giving}.] [OE. given, yiven, yeven, AS. gifan, giefan; akin to D. geven, OS. ge[eth]an, OHG. geban, G. geben, Icel. gefa, Sw. gifva, Dan. give, Goth. giban. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • take — See: CAN TAKE IT WITH ONE, GIVE AND TAKE, GIVE ONE AN INCH AND HE WILL TAKE A MILE, GIVE OR TAKE, SIT UP AND TAKE NOTICE …   Dictionary of American idioms

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