down the middle


: into two equal parts
Slice the banana right down the middle.

Examples of down the middle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Where pandesal is a sweet roll, Señorita Bread uses similar ingredients but the dough is rolled out after rising, cut into strips, then has a filling spread down the middle before being rolled up — like a croissant. Caron Golden, San Diego Union-Tribune, 15 May 2024 But by the end of the night, Cabello faced a wardrobe malfunction in the form of a large rip down the middle of her gown that wasn’t part of the look at all. Michelle Lee, Peoplemag, 8 May 2024 In the second, a close-up shot, Perry is wearing a metallic corset top with a large key handle down the middle and a short skirt of flowers and leaves, her hair straight and tousled. Rachel Treisman, NPR, 7 May 2024 This channel can be formed down the middle of your mouth, to the left, or to the right. Alex Robinson, Outdoor Life, 1 May 2024 Each parcel is about 110 feet by 150 feet, and the two parcels are divided down the middle by Library Drive. Journal Sentinel, 27 Mar. 2024 Granted, the 28-year-old rookie eased the mind of everyone on the Dallas by putting a 50-yarder right down the middle late against the Commanders. Schuyler Dixon, USA TODAY, 8 Jan. 2024 De Beers earrings could be seen peeking through her hair, which was sleekly parted down the middle. Angel Saunders, Peoplemag, 29 Mar. 2024 Next, lay the tenderloins horizontally down the middle and add the optional claw to one side, leaving the spur and claw outside the puff pastry, exposed. The Editors, Field & Stream, 6 Mar. 2024

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“Down the middle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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