Definition of 'by half'
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Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Boil until reduced by half, about 5 minutes.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
He reduced the amount by half, to 30,000.The Sun (2015)
ONE minute of intense exercise a day can reduce a woman 's weight by half a pound, researchers have found.The Sun (2013)
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