Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
1) to divide/separate something
How to MemorizePopularity LowProfessional MediumSocial
divvy up the cards, divvy up the money
To 'divvy up' is an informal or colloquial verb used to describe the action of sharing out or dividing something among a group. You could divvy up money or other things of value. This is a verb you will hear used more often in social contexts than professional ones.
Social Examples (Basic)
Could youdivvy up the cardsto all the players?
Make sure youdivvy up the moneybefore you leave so everyone gets paid today.
The expo had todivvy up the foodso everyone at the table could have a portion.
Professional Examples (Basic)
I think the best way of approaching the workload is to divvy up tasks between each of us.
John, would you mind divvying up these reports so everyone around the table has one to refer to?
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