go Dutch


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Dutch

 (dŭch)
adj.
1.
a. Of or relating to the Netherlands or its people or culture.
b. Of or relating to the Dutch language.
2. Archaic
a. German.
b. Of or relating to any of the Germanic peoples or languages.
3. Of or relating to the Pennsylvania Dutch.
n.
1. (used with a pl. verb)
a. The people of the Netherlands.
b. Archaic A Germanic people.
c. The Pennsylvania Dutch.
2.
a. The official West Germanic language of the Netherlands and one of the official languages of Belgium.
b. Archaic One or more of the West Germanic languages of Germany, Switzerland, and the Low Countries.
3. Slang Anger or temper.
Idioms:
go Dutch
To pay one's own expenses on a date or outing.
in Dutch
In disfavor or trouble.

[Middle English Duch, German, Dutch, from Middle Dutch Dūtsch; see teutā- in Indo-European roots.]

go Dutch

To share the cost of something, especially on a date where each person pays his or her own way.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.go Dutch - share expenses equally and split the cost of something; "My boyfriend and I always go Dutch"
pay - give money, usually in exchange for goods or services; "I paid four dollars for this sandwich"; "Pay the waitress, please"
Translations
割り勘にする
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