This page is about the phrasal verb even up
to make something more equal or to make it fairer
- even sth up You paid for the tickets, so if I pay for the snacks and drinks that'll even things up.
- even up sth We need to score five more points to even up the score.
Gary has had three pieces of cake, but his sister Mary has only had one. To even things up, her mother must give Mary
Contributor: Matt Errey