Examples and usage of HALF
To better understand the meaning of HALF, certain examples of its usage are presented.Examples from famous English prose on the use of the word HALF
"Thirteen-and-a-half inches"- The word/phrase 'half' was used by 'J. K. Rowling' in 'Harry potter and the sorcerer's stone'.
"No, no -here, ebony and unicorn hair, eight and a half inches, springy"- 'J. K. Rowling' has used the half in the novel Harry potter and the sorcerer's stone.
"Yes, thirteen-and-a-half inches"- To understand the meaning of half, please see the following usage by J. K. Rowling in Harry potter and the sorcerer's stone.
HALF usage in Proverbs/Idioms
HALF has been recently used in news headlines. Please see the examples below
Usage of "HALF": Examples from famous English Poetry
"Half in fear and half in frolic"
- This term half was used by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in the Poem The song of hiawatha.
"Half-taught in anguish, through the midnight air"
- This term half was used by Elizabeth Barrett Browning in the Poem Grief.
"In a life parti-colour'd, half pleasure, half care"
- This term half was used by Matthew Prior in the Poem For my own monument.