HALF has been recently used in news headlines. Please see the examples below
Examples and usage of HALF in a sentence
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
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.