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Jênisson (Aeneas)
What does this expression mean? Now, look here, you gives me food and drink and a old scarf or ankecher to tie my wound up, you do, and I'll tell you how to tail her, and that's about square all round, I take it." What does "that's about square all round" mean?
Feb 26, 2012 4:02 PM
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"That's about square all around" means that all the people that are involved in a deal or trade are satisfied (or should be) with what they received. "I dented his car, but my insurance paid for the repair, so we're square all around."
February 26, 2012
"that's about square all round" = we are even now. None owes anyone anything.
February 27, 2012
Modern usage is simply to say... "We are all square". (We are even / we don't owe each other anything.)
February 26, 2012
Jênisson (Aeneas)
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