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Three of the group, halfway across when the alarm sounded, were hit. The Sun (2016)Three of the group, halfway across when the alarm sounded, were hit. The Sun (2016)This is handy if your iPhone is halfway across the room or in your bag, say. The Sun (2016)Wait until they get halfway and then let them have it. The Sun (2011)These are men who presumably know a halfway decent actor when they see one. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He admitted yesterday that he decided to apply for the job only halfway through the tour. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You have to meet some sports halfway. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Put in a shallow tray and pour in enough oil to come halfway up the bulbs. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We have to meet him halfway sometimes. Christianity Today (2000)There is always a bit of meeting halfway. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Perhaps we could meet the bishop halfway. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But he has to meet me halfway. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But then halfway across the bridge he got down on one knee and asked me to marry him. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This means it is virtually impossible to look both halfway decent and conspicuous enough to be spotted by drivers. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The payments come through halfway through the month, and it is a nice boost. Times, Sunday Times (2013)If he's a halfway decent sort of person he will reassure you. The Sun (2012)Yet here we were, taking tea together halfway across the world. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They will exceed their limit before they are halfway across the Atlantic. The Sun (2007)It's time we rediscovered our national pride and contributed something halfway decent to this gloriously tacky enterprise. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It is not just the nation's cricket fans who will be hoping for a halfway decent summer this year. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This gets us halfway there. Positive Parent Power (1991)I get halfway across the gym. Times, Sunday Times (2011)MY girlfriend finished with me halfway through my tour of Afghanistan. The Sun (2009)Some TV shows get torpedoed halfway through a season. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Halfway through that tour I wasn't sure he was going to finish it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'halfway'
British English: halfway /ˌhɑːfˈweɪ/ ADVERB
Halfway means in the middle of a place or in between two points, at an equal distance from each of them.
He was halfway up the ladder.
- American English: halfway
- Arabic: إِلى مُنَتَصِّفِ الـمَسافَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: na metade do caminho
- Chinese: 半道
- Croatian: na pola puta
- Czech: v půli cesty
- Danish: på halvvejen
- Dutch: halverwege
- European Spanish: a mitad de camino
- Finnish: puolivälissä
- French: à mi-chemin
- German: halb
- Greek: στο μέσο της απόστασης
- Italian: a metà strada
- Japanese: 中程で
- Korean: 도중에
- Norwegian: halvveis
- Polish: w połowie drogi
- European Portuguese: a meio caminho
- Romanian: pe jumătate
- Russian: на полпути
- Spanish: a mitad de camino
- Swedish: halvvägs
- Thai: ครึ่งทาง
- Turkish: yarı yolda
- Ukrainian: напівдорозі
- Vietnamese: nửa đường
Definition of halfway from the Collins English Dictionary
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