two-way street
noun Date: 1948 a situation or relationship requiring give-and-take <
marriage is a two-way street
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  • two-way street — n. a reciprocal situation. □ This is a two way street, you know. You will have to help me someday in return. □ Friendship is a two way street …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • two-way street — noun (countable usually singular) AmE informal a situation that depends on two people working well together: Marriage has to be a two way street …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • two-way street — noun A social interaction in which both parties are expected to give and take equally. A good friendship is a two way street …   Wiktionary

  • two-way street — a situation involving mutual or reciprocal action or obligation. → two way …   English new terms dictionary

  • two-way street — UK / US noun [singular] a situation in which two people or two groups of people need to work together …   English dictionary

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