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- (countable) A half is 1/2 of a whole; 50%.
- Sales were down from January to June but jumped in the second half of the year.
- Half a year later, the baby was born.
- A half minute after the game started, the rain began.
- It took us an hour and a half to get the bike working again.
- The city was about half the size of Vancouver.
- More than half the money came from the government.
- It's cost us three and a half thousand dollars.
- We'll meet at half past two.
- It's two and a half times as big as the old one.
- The coach changed the goal keeper at half time.
- The same car might cost about half as much again as in Britain.
- These cookies are not half as good as the ones your mum makes.
- The apples are half price today.
- When I phoned, he was still half asleep.
- The glass was half full.
- Since the early 1980s the army's strength and budget have been cut in half .
- The car was half on the road when it was hit.
- (countable) A half is one part of a game that is divided into two parts.
- At the end of the first half, Japan is leading Iran by two points.
- (countable) A half is one end of a sports field.
- He kicked the ball deep into New England's half.
- (countable) A half is a player who plays in the middle part of the field in sports like football, rugby, etc.