two-way street

noun

Definition of two-way street 

: a situation or relationship requiring give-and-take marriage is a two-way street

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Getty ImagesMax Mumby/Indigo Of course, friendship is a two-way street, and Serena must have also been an important source of strength and support lately for the Duchess, too. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Serena Williams Says She and Close Friend Meghan Markle are "Relying On Each Other Recently"," 24 Sep. 2018 Noah Centineo may be the internet's new boyfriend, but love is a two-way street. Zoë Weiner, Teen Vogue, "Noah Centineo Admits That Selena Gomez Is His Celebrity Crush," 12 Sep. 2018 Elevation markers line the two-way street down toward the city of Ein Bokek, and your ears clog and pop along the way. Jenna Rosenstein, Harper's BAZAAR, "Why the Dead Sea Should Be at the Top of Every Beauty Junkie's Travel List," 5 Sep. 2018 The two-way street between lobbying and lawmaking is well worn in Washington. Alan Rappeport, New York Times, "Government Work Done, Tax Policy Writers Decamp to Lobbying Jobs," 8 July 2018 Pass Out An Anonymous Survey Communication is, of course, a two-way street. NBC News, "How companies should deal with the threat of gun violence — and what employees can do," 4 Apr. 2018 Like all the best relationships, Bulgari's alliance with Rome is a two-way street. Alice B-b, A-LIST, "No Place Like Rome," 4 July 2018 This is a two-way street, with a little bit of the chicken and the egg. Nick Baumgardner, Detroit Free Press, "Get open: Michigan football receivers work to fix greatest flaw," 18 Apr. 2018 Keep in mind that negotiations for these extensions are a two-way street and Goldman could look at the allure of free agency. Brad Biggs, chicagotribune.com, "Bears Q&A: Why was Cameron Meredith allowed to leave? Where to play Cody Whitehair? Plus draft questions," 12 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of two-way street

1948, in the meaning defined above

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