split the difference
〈非正〉折中成交; 差额各让一半 (when make a bargain) compromise on the price; agree on an amount halfway between
为琐事争辩; 作无益而琐细的分析 make very fine and pointless difference in arguing
John is always splitting hairs, he often stars an argument about something small and unimportant.
It's still for too many—stopping splitting hairs!
split hairs over sth
Why split hairs over the color of the dress?
His wife always is splitting hairs over trifles at home.
I found it dull to split hairs over the privacy of a famous person.
split in (v.+prep.)
劈成,切成,裂成 be pided into sth
split sth in sth
The river splits the town in two.
The knife split the apple in half!
split into (v.+prep.)
(使)分成 (cause to) separate into (small parts)
split into sth
The river split into three smaller streams at this point.
split sth into sth
I want to split this class into two ones as it has become too large.
Only a skilled workman can split slate into layers.
The strike split the union members into angry factions.
The deserted land was split into three development regions.
The city is split into eight blocks.
The compound can be split into parts.
split on (v.+prep.)
〈非正〉向老师报告…的过错 give sb away ; tell secret information about sb
split on sth/v-ing
The parliament members split on capital punishment.
The writer and the editor split on the basic idea in the article.
The husband and the wife split on the question of their children's education.
The two brothers split on inheriting the legacy of their parents.
split on sb to sb
Somebody must have split on him to a teacher.
The boy who often plays truant is afraid someone in his class will split on him to his parents.
捧腹大笑,笑弯了腰 laugh with movements of the sides; be weak with uncontrollable laughter
split one's sides
The audience split their sides at the comedian's jokes.
split up (v.+adv.)
〈非正〉夫妻离异; (使)断绝关系 (of a married or engaged couple) to end their relationship; break up
split sth ? up
Split it up among you.
The wood can be split up for fuel.
split up into sth
Now, children, you must split up into two groups for this game.
There were so many men in the room that they had to split up into groups.
split sth ? up into sth
The teacher split the class up into six groups.
I think the article would be easier to read if you split it up into sections.
The book was split up into ten chapters.
split sth ? up
The family agreed to split up the estate.
The young couple split up after a bitter quarrel.
It is said that they are splitting up.
It's pity that friends split up over trifles.
split sb ? up
The misunderstanding split up the young man and his fiancee.
The quarrel split up the two friends.
split with (v.+prep.)
同…一起分享〔分担〕; 和…断绝关系 share with sb; break up with sb
split with sb
Oh, you've got a lot of candies!Will you split with us?
He split with one of his former friends.
She totally split with the feudal ideas on marriage.