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For the noun: half
Plural form: halves

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Voornaamste vertalingen
EngelsDutch
half nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (fifty percent)helft nw de
 Half of eight is four.
half nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (one of two parts)helft nw de
 Which half of the apple do you want?
half nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sports: division of play)helft, speelhelft nw de
 At the end of the first half, the score is even.
half adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (forming approximately fifty per cent)half bn
 Half of the people agree with me.
 
Aanvullende vertalingen
EngelsDutch
half adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (forming fifty per cent)half bn
 All of these groups combined add up to half.
half adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (incomplete)half bn
 The government responded with half measures.
half advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (partly)gedeeltelijk, deels bw
  half bw
 I am half-ready to go.
half nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK (half a pint of beer)vaasje, fluitje nw het
Opmerking: N.B. Bier wordt alléén in UK in pints verkocht.
 Landlord, I'll have half a bitter please.
half nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK (children's ticket)kinderkaartje nw het
 One and a half to Waterloo, please, driver.
half nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (soccer, etc.: position)middenvelder nw de
 I prefer to play centre half, but my brother likes to be in goal.
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Samengestelde woorden:
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better half nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative, informal (partner or spouse)wederhelft nw de
 I'll have to ask my better half if we are free that weekend.
half a chance,
half the chance
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
figurative, informal (slight possibility)geringste kans bn + nw
 I would take that job given half a chance.
 Ik zou die job nemen als ik de geringste kans kreeg.
half a dozen,
half-a-dozen
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(six)half dozijn bn + nw
  zes telw
 The price for half a dozen buns is three dollars; it is five dollars for a dozen.
 De prijs voor een half dozijn broodjes is drie dollar, het is vijf dollar voor een dozijn.
half-a-dozen,
a half-dozen
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(six of [sth])zes telw
 I bought a half-dozen eggs and a loaf of bread.
half asleep adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (dopey, not alert)half wakker bn
  half aan het slapen frase
 I was half asleep when you called this morning so I don't remember what you said. I'm still half asleep, don't ask me anything til I've had my coffee.
 Ik was half wakker toen je vanmorgen belde, dus ik kan me niet herinneren wat je zei. Ik ben nog steeds half aan het slapen, vraag me niets tot ik mijn koffie heb gehad.
half blind,
half-blind
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(partially sighted)vertaling niet beschikbaar
Opmerking: A hyphen is used when the adjective comes before the noun it modifies.
half board,
half-board
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(lodging: bed, breakfast, evening meal)vertaling niet beschikbaar
 We prefer half board to full board because it's less restrictive.
half measure,
half-measure
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
disapproving (incomplete attempt) (vaak meervoud)halve maatregel bn + nw
Opmerking: often plural
 Teaching people how to cook healthy meals is only a half-measure if they cannot afford the ingredients. It is not a time for half measures: we need radical change now.
 Het slechts een halve maatregel om mensen gezonde maaltijden te leren koken als ze zich de ingrediënten niet kunnen veroorloven.
half pint nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (liquid: 0.2 litres)halve pint bn + nw
Opmerking: hyphen used when term is a modifier before a noun
 That glass is a half pint; can you find me a pint?
half pint nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (beer: smaller serving) (v. bier)fluitje nw het
  (Belg.)pintje nw het
 Brian went into the pub and ordered a half pint of beer.
half pint,
half-pint
n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood."
(glass, serving: half a pint) (v. glas, portie)klein bn
half pint interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" slang, figurative (short person)dwerg nw de
  (informeel)onderdeurtje nw het
half price nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (cost: 50% reduction)halve prijs bn + nw
 The shop is selling lots of clothes at half price in the sale.
half-life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (time radioactivity decreases by half) (natuurkunde)halveringstijd, halfwaardetijd nw de
 The half-life of uranium-238 is about 4.47 billion years.
 De halfwaardetijd van uranium-238 is ongeveer 4,47 miljard jaar.
half-life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (time taken for [sth] to decrease by half) (natuurkunde)halveringstijd, halfwaardetijd nw de
 Uranium-238 has a half-life of about 4.47 billion years.
 De halfwaardetijd van uranium-238 is ongeveer 4,47 miljard jaar.
half-price advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (at a 50% reduction in cost)voor de halve prijs, aan halve prijs bw
 I bought this dress half-price in the sale.
 Ik heb dit kleedje aan halve prijs gekocht tijdens de koopjes.
half-price adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (offered for sale at a 50% reduction)voor de halve prijs bn
 Alice always looks out for half-price items in the supermarket.
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Collocations: the [first, second] half of the [movie, game, book], (only) half as [long, heavy, much] as, [run, walk, exercise] for half an hour, more...

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