quid pro quo

kwid´ proh KWOH´

(Latin, ‘something for something’)

A quid pro quo is an agreement in which one thing is exchanged for another.

In other words, I’ll give you what you want, if you give me what I want.

Plural: quid pro quos (kwid´ proh KWOZE´)

Janice and I reached a quid pro quo: I would pretend to be her boyfriend if she would clean my apartment twice a week.