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give-and-take

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1 an exchange of views for the purpose of exploring a subject or deciding an issue
  • a give-and-take about what we should do Saturday night

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2 the act or practice of each side giving up something in order to reach an agreement
  • negotiating the terms of the deal will require some give-and-take on both sides

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3 good-natured teasing or exchanging of clever remarks
  • enjoyed the flirty give-and-take between the two romantic lead characters

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The first known use of give-and-take was in 1679

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“Give-and-take.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/give-and-take. Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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