go either way

idiom

used to say that either of two possible results is likely to occur and that neither is more likely than the other
I don't know who's going to win. The game could go either way.

Examples of go either way in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These hacks could go either way—extremely useful or woefully disappointing. Melanie Curry, Peoplemag, 3 June 2024 In the run-up to semi-finals her vocals have proven, to put it kindly, a bit uneven, so this could go either way. Glen Weldon, NPR, 9 May 2024 The House currently has a slim GOP majority, and nonpartisan election analysts say control could go either way in 2025. Gillian Brassil, Sacramento Bee, 8 May 2024 Who holds House power in 2025 could go either way, analysts say. Brianna Taylor, Sacramento Bee, 6 Mar. 2024 Game Prediction This game could go either way, especially if Kevin McCullar is forced to sit out injured again. Shreyas Laddha, Kansas City Star, 17 Feb. 2024 Four of the past six presidential elections in Wisconsin have been decided by less than a percentage point, making the state one of a small number that could go either way in November. Scott Bauer, Twin Cities, 5 Jan. 2024 And two enigmas in Utah State and UNLV that could go either way. Mark Zeigler, San Diego Union-Tribune, 3 Jan. 2024 Plastics can go either way, but are also commonly used for cold beverages. Amanda Ogle, Southern Living, 5 Dec. 2023

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“Go either way.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20either%20way. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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