even-stevens


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even-stevens

[ˌiːvənˈstiːvənz] ADV to be even-stevens with sbestar en paz con algn; (in competition) → ir parejo con algn
they're pretty well even-stevensestán más o menos igualados
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"I go back to that game in Sale, at half-time it was even-stevens. In fact we leaked a try late before half-time.
"Suddenly 50 for one can very quickly become 80 for four and the game's back even-stevens. Credit to Pakistan, they bowled well and they showed some fight with the bat.
Ray added: "Being married for so long we never hide anything from each other, it's all even-stevens and Sylvia is always by my side."
It seemed like an even-stevens match throughout the first half for both Aldershot Town and Wrexham.
She said: "I think it's turned out even-stevens at the end of the day.
Most bookies make Derby County and Middlesbrough even-stevens to take the title.
Surely if two rival clubs were equally good we could call it all-square, quits, even-stevens and all live happily ever after.
It was even-stevens in terms of possession in the first half but the Scholars conjured the better chances in the pouring rain.
It was even-stevens for the next half-hour with the interval score 10-0.
"On balance it was a fair result, it was even-stevens with both sides having their chances."
It was even-stevens in the first half and we put a little bit of pressure on them."
"The second half was even-stevens although again we had a couple of chances.