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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"It's a myth that Dutch people go dutch. Even though we are practical about sharing and spending money, we can be very hospitable and definitely are not greedy, but one thing I need to admit is that we definitely are direct!" Julion Ruwette, 33, business development leader
And it turns out that we don't like to go Dutch, with more gents opting to pay than in other areas of the country too.
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Nottingham Forest boss McClaren spent his share of the press conference discussing where the pair were going to eat and whether a Swede and an Englishman could actually go Dutch, while Leicester's manager was more concerned that a glass of wine would be waiting for him in the home manager's office.
The good folk from Holland were up for a party and it was obviously going to be a cheap night as everyone was going Dutch (couldn't resist dropping that one in, for the unfamiliar 'go dutch' (verb) means share expenses equally and split the cost of something).