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Share and share alike

This page is about the saying "Share and share alike"

Possible meaning:
Give everyone an equal portion.

Note:
share (verb) = give part of something to another person or other people | share (noun) = a part or portion of something that has been divided between a number of people | alike (adverb) = in the same way

Quick Quiz

If I "share and share alike", and I have nine guests at my birthday party, how will I divide my birthday cake?

a. give 10% to each person present

b. give 9% to each person and keep the rest

c. give the boys bigger portions than the girls

Saying of the Day

Contributor: Josef Essberger