Definition of 'half-empty'
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You can always look at a situation as a glass half-empty. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Now the game may be played out in a half-empty stadium. The Sun (2009)His mother said the glass was always half-empty with him. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A half-empty bottle of bourbon was found in his car. The Sun (2011)I wonder if the half-empty auditorium on opening night has made him rethink that commitment. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I am not sure they understand why athletics stadiums are usually half-empty. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I suspect they are programmed to take a glass half-empty view of things. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Is your glass generally half-full or half-empty? Times, Sunday Times (2006)But a half-empty hall suggested that she ain't. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You have to ask yourself if you are a stadium half-full or stadium half-empty sort of person. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The media generally prefer their glass to be half-empty rather than half-full. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Many fans snubbed the second-round ties with teams playing in half-empty stadiums. The Sun (2012)The glass is always half-empty. Times, Sunday Times (2009)People can always look at the glass half-empty or half-full. The Sun (2016)Are you glass half-full or glass half-empty? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Is the grid half-full or half-empty? Times, Sunday Times (2015)THURSDAY night football, mediocre foreign opposition and half-empty stadiums. The Sun (2012)I'm used to the stadium being half-empty for the heats. Times, Sunday Times (2013)My glass is half-empty because I drank the other half. The Sun (2009)Her number had been called from the younger man's phone and a half-empty bottle of vodka was found in the back seat of the car. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Are they half-empty or half-full? Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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