meet halfway
phrasal to compromise with

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • meet halfway — To make concessions to, or come to a compromise with • • • Main Entry: ↑meet * * * meet (someone) halfway see ↑meet, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑halfway meet (someone) halfway …   Useful english dictionary

  • meet halfway — index compromise (settle by mutual agreement), negotiate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • meet halfway — verb a) To compromise; to achieve a mutual accommodation. Nelses ability to act humanely toward those who have previously wronged him suggests that reconciliation between whites and blacks is possible if both are willing to meet halfway. b) To… …   Wiktionary

  • meet halfway — meet (sb) halfway ► to reach an agreement with another person or group by offering them some of the things they want: »The bank offered to meet them halfway by splitting the difference. »He wants us to work to meet the stakeholders halfway to try …   Financial and business terms

  • meet halfway — meet (someone) halfway to do some of what someone asks you to do. He s put forward some good proposals for settling the strike, but the other side has not been willing to meet him halfway. Usage notes: often said about an attempt to reach an… …   New idioms dictionary

  • meet halfway —    If you meet someone half way, you accept to make a compromise and give them part of what they are trying to obtain.     We can t agree to all your conditions but we could perhaps agree to meet half way …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • meet halfway — See: GO HALFWAY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • meet halfway — See: GO HALFWAY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • meet\ halfway — See: go halfway …   Словарь американских идиом

  • meet halfway — compromise; meet in the middle …   English contemporary dictionary

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