One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A situation or relationship involving mutual or reciprocal action or obligation.‘trust is a two-way street’
- ‘Criticism is a two-way street, and people who are prepared to offer it should also be prepared to explain and (in some cases) defend their views.’
- ‘A partnership is a two-way street, and, like any relationship, you have to give the partner a reason to stay.’
- ‘I always thought that a relationship was a two-way street, a give and take, but with them, I felt more like their pet dog.’
- ‘The TCS argues that the relationships between a worker and an organisation are a two-way street.’
- ‘Like all good relationships, it's a two-way street where everyone benefits.’
- ‘Usually we think of rain affecting vegetation, but the relationship is actually a two-way street.’
- ‘It has been less clearly understood that this relationship may well be a two-way street, with causation possibly working in the opposite direction as well.’
- ‘To my mind, banking relationships are a two-way street.’
- ‘Civility is a two-way street: you give in order to get.’
- ‘But this relationship has to be a two-way street.’
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