six of one, half a dozen of another

 It is all the same.

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • dozen — doz|en W3S2 [ˈdʌzən] number plural dozen or dozens written abbreviation doz. [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: dozeine, from doze twelve ] 1.) twelve ▪ a dozen eggs …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dozen — / dVzFn/ written abbreviation doz determiner plural dozen or dozens 1 a dozen/two dozen/three dozen a group of twelve: a dozen eggs | half a dozen 2 dozens (of) informal a lot of: I ve been there dozens of times. | dozens and dozens: They… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • half — [ hæf ] (plural halves [ hævz ] ) function word, quantifier *** Half can be used in the following ways: as a predeterminer (followed by a word such as a, the, this, or his ): We live half a mile up the road. I have to spend half my time taking… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • half — n., adj., & adv. n. (pl. halves) 1 either of two equal or corresponding parts or groups into which a thing is or might be divided. 2 colloq. = half back. 3 colloq. half a pint, esp. of beer etc. 4 either of two equal periods of play in sports. 5… …   Useful english dictionary

  • half — half1 W1S1 [ha:f US hæf] predeterminer, pron, adj [only before noun] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(50%)¦ 2¦(most of)¦ 3¦(time)¦ 4¦(combination)¦ 5 half a dozen 6 half a/the chance 7 half an eye/ear 8 be half the battle 9 half a minute/moment/second etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • half — 1 predeterminer, adjective (only before noun) 1 being half of an amount, time, distance, number etc: events that happened over half a century ago | Only half the guests had arrived by seven o clock. | The studio is only half a block away. | half… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • half */*/*/ — UK [hɑːf] / US [hæf] adjective, adverb, noun, number, predeterminer, pronoun Word forms half : singular half plural halves UK [hɑːvz] / US [hævz] Summary: Half can be used in the following ways: as a predeterminer (followed by a word such as a ,… …   English dictionary

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