half

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For the noun: half
Plural form: halves
In this page: half; half past; hf

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Traduções principais
InglêsPortuguês
half nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (50 percent)metade sf
 Half of eight is four.
 A metade de oito é quatro.
half nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (quantity: 50 per cent)metade adj
 All of these groups combined add up to half.
half,
plural: halves
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(one of two parts)metade sf
 Which half of the apple do you want?
 Qual metade da maçã você quer?
half,
plural: halves
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(sports: division of play)tempo sm
 At the end of the first half, the score is even.
 No final do primeiro tempo, o placar está empatado.
half of [sth/sb] adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (50 per cent)metade adj
 Half of the people agree with me.
 Metade das pessoas concorda comigo.
half [sth] adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (about 50 per cent)metade adj
  meia adj
  meio adj
 Half the audience applauded, the other half booed.
 Metade do público aplaudiu e a outra vaiou.
half advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (50 per cent)metade adj
  meio adj
 The glass was half full.
 O copo está metade cheio.
half,
half-
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
figurative (partly)parcialmente, meio adv
 I am half-ready to go.
half- prefixprefix: Added to front of word stem--for example, unsaid = un+said. (relation through one parent)meio prefixo
 For example: half-brother
 Por exemplo: meio-irmão
 
Traduções complementares
InglêsPortuguês
half adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (incomplete)meio adj
 She gave him a half smile after he told the stupid joke.
 Ela deu um meio sorriso depois que ele contou a piada idiota.
a half (of [sth]),
half (a [sth])
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
UK (beer: half a pint)meia caneca de expres
 Landlord, I'll have a half of lager, please.
half nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK (children's ticket) (metade do preço normal)meia-entrada sf
  meia sf
 One and a half to Waterloo, please, driver.
half nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (soccer, etc.: position) (futebol: posição no meio de campo)meia sm
 I prefer to play centre half, but my brother likes to be in goal.
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InglêsPortuguês
half past,
half
preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
(thirty minutes after (the hour)) (hora)três e meia sf
 School usually finishes at half past three, but today we finished at half two!
half past adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (thirty minutes after (the hour)) (informal, complemento de hora)e meia expres
Nota: A expressão é usada para representar meia hora passada de qualquer hora.
 I finish work at 5, so I'll drop by to pick you up at about half past.
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better half nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative, informal (partner or spouse) (informal, datado)cara-metade sf
  cônjuge smf
 I'll have to ask my better half if we are free that weekend.
by half advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (by 50 per cent)pela metade loc adv
 Since I retired my income is down by half.
too ... by half adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." UK, slang, figurative (extremely)até demais loc adv
 Your problem is, you're too clever by half!
 Seu problema é que você é esperto até demais!
center half,
center-half (US),
centre half,
centre-half,
centre back (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(soccer player) (jogador de futebol)meio-campo sm
fold in half v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (bend over on itself)dobrar no meio expres v
 The table folds in half to make it more portable.
fold [sth] in half v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (fold in two)dobrar na metade expres v
  dobrar ao meio expres v
 Fold the paper in half so that nobody can see what you've written.
given half a chance,
given half the chance
exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
figurative, informal (if allowed, able)ter a mínima chance expr
 I would take that job, given half a chance.
 Eu ficaria com o emprego se tivesse a mínima chance.
half a cup nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (cookery: measure of volume)meia xícara sf
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](conjunto de seis)meia dúzia sf
 I bought a half-dozen eggs and a loaf of bread.
half a liter,
UK: half a litre
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (metric fluid measure) (medida métrica de fluidos)meio litro sm
half a second nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (a very brief time) (figurado, bem rápido)meio segundo sm
 Hold on, I'll be with you in half a second!
half an hour nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (30 minutes) (30 minutos)meia hora sf
 It only takes me half an hour to get ready in the morning.
half as large as phrase (half the size of)metade do tamanho de sf
  meia sf
 The skull of this primitive human ancestor was nearly half as large as that of modern humans.
half as much nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (50 percent of)metade da quantidade de sf
  metade de sf
  meia sf
 I'll have half as much of the pie as he has.
half as much exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (50 percent less)metade da quantia sf
  pela metade loc adv
 The coat cost half as much on sale.
half asleep adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (dopey, not alert)meio adormecido n
 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.
 Eu estava meio adormecido quando você ligou essa manhã, por isso não me lembro do que eu disse. Ainda estou meio adormecido, não me pergunte nada até eu tomar um café.
half blind,
half-blind
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
slang, figurative (drunk) (bêbado, embriagado)alterado adj
  (bêbedo)zonzo adj
half blood,
half-blood
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(sibling with one parent in common)meio-irmão sm
half blood,
half-blood
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
offensive (person: of mixed race)mestiço adj
half blood,
half-blood
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
offensive (person of mixed race) (ofensivo)sangue misturado sm
half blood,
half-blood
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(animal of mixed breed)animal mestiço sm
 That beautiful dog is a half blood.
half blood,
half-blood
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(animal: of mixed breed) (animal)mestiço adj
half board nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (lodging on bed and breakfast basis) (hospedagem: café e jantar)meia-pensão sf
 We prefer half board to full board because it's less restrictive.
half brother (with one shared parent)meio-irmão sm
half circle nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (semi-circle, crescent shape)semicírculo sm
 The teacher arranged the chairs in a half circle to better address all of the students directly.
half dead,
half-dead
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
figurative (exhausted) (figurado)meio morto loc adj
 David continued the climb, although he was half dead from the effort; he had to make it to the top.
half dollar nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US, Can (50-cent coin) (EUA, Can: moeda de 50 centavos)meio dólar sm
 It is rare to come across a half-dollar coin anymore.
half hour nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (30 minutes)meia hora sf
 I ran for a good half hour.
 Eu corri por uma boa meia hora.
half mile nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (half a mile, 0.5 of a mile)meia milha sf
 When I ran track in high school my favorite event was the half mile.
half past,
half
preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
(thirty minutes after (the hour)) (hora)três e meia sf
 School usually finishes at half past three, but today we finished at half two!
half past adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (thirty minutes after (the hour)) (informal, complemento de hora)e meia expres
Nota: A expressão é usada para representar meia hora passada de qualquer hora.
 I finish work at 5, so I'll drop by to pick you up at about half past.
half pint nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (liquid: 0.2 litres)meio pint n
  meio quartilho n
Nota: A hyphen is used when the term is an adjective that precedes the noun
 That glass is a half pint; can you find me a pint?
 Aquele copo é meio pint, você me acha um de um pint.
half pint nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (beer: smaller serving)meio pint n
  meio quartilho n
 Brian went into the pub and ordered a half pint of beer.
 Brian foi ao bar e pediu meio pint de cerveja.
half-pint n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood." (glass, serving: half a pint)meio pint n
  meio quartilho n
 He poured the cola into a half-pint glass.
 Ele colocou o refrigerante num copo de meio pint.
half pint nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative, slang (short person)nanico n
  baixote n
  tampinha n
  cotoco n
 What is a half pint like you doing trying to fight someone twice your size?
 Por que um nanico como você está tentando lutar com alguém o dobro do seu tamanho?
half price nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (cost: 50% reduction)metade do preço n
 The shop is selling lots of clothes at half price in the sale.
 A loja está vendendo muitas roupas pela metade do preço na oferta.
half shell nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (half of an oyster shell) (ostra, etc.)meia concha sf
 In Botticelli's famous painting, Venus is depicted rising from the sea on a half-shell.
half term,
half-term
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(school, etc.: mid-trimester break)recesso escolar sm
Nota: hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun
 We're planning to spend a few days in Wales during half term.
half time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sport: break at mid point) (esporte: intervalo no meio do jogo)intervalo sm
  meio-tempo sm
 At half-time the home team was winning easily.
half-back nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (American football position) (posição no futebol americano)zaga sf
  defesa central sf
half-back nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (American football player) (jogador de futebol americano)zagueiro sm
  beque sm
half-brother,
half brother
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(male sibling by one parent)meio-irmão sm
 My half-brother and I have different fathers.
half-life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (time taken for [sth] to decrease by half)meia-vida sf
 Uranium-238 has a half-life of about 4.47 billion years.
half-life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (finance: time taken for half of principal to be repaid) (fin: tempo gasto até pagar metade do principal)vida média sf
 The time taken to repay half the mortgage debt is referred to here as the half-life of the mortgage.
half-marathon nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (running: 13-mile footrace) (corrida: 13 milhas de corrida a pé)meia maratona sf
 He won the marathon in 2 hours 15 minutes, but I took longer than that for a half-marathon.
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)metade do preço n
 I bought this dress half-price in the sale.
 Comprei esse vestido pela metade do preço na oferta.
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)metade do preço n
 Alice always looks out for half-price items in the supermarket.
 Alice sempre busca itens com metade do preço no mercado.
half-sister,
half sister
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(female sibling by one parent) (irmã por um dos pais)meia-irmã sf
 My half-sister's 15 years younger than me.
half-volley,
half volley
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(tennis: return ball after it bounces) (tênis: imediatamente depois de a bola tocar o chão)rebater vt
Nota: hyphen omitted when term is a noun
 He caught the ball on the half volley.
half-volley,
half volley
viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
(tennis ball: return after it bounces) (tênis: imediatamente depois de a bola tocar o chão)rebater v int
half-wit nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. insult (stupid person) (ofensivo)retardado sm
  (ofensivo)débil mental sm
 Harry is a real half-wit.
in half advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (into two equal parts)ao meio loc adv
 After the divorce their assets were divided in half.
more than half nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (an amount or number greater than 50%)mais da metade sf
 You were supposed to share the sweets equally but you have given him more than half.
not bad,
not half bad
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(reasonably good)mais ou menos expres
  não está mal expres
 That sauce isn't very good, but it's not bad, either.
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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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