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But they doubled their goal tally in the first half-hour. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The last half-hour was a thriller. The Sun (2016)Swansea were the better side for the first half-hour or so - but after that they collapsed. The Sun (2017)Impressive, holding back one or two surprises to reward you for staying awake till the last half-hour. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The striker was unleashed from the bench for the last half-hour. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He came on for the last half-hour yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Usually all this took up at least the first half-hour. various & introduction by Deirdre Chapman A Roomful of Birds - Scottish short stories 1990 (1990)I watched the half-hour advert last week. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This game was about the last half-hour with 11 players playing unbelievable and winning. The Sun (2011)Although they held out until halftime, they conceded three more strikes in the last half-hour. The Sun (2011)For the first half-hour, his attempt to take the pressure off his players did not work. Times, Sunday Times (2014)After another half-hour, the first rescue people began to explore the shaft. Max Arthur Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)Instead, they took the match by the throat in a stunning first half-hour in which they scored four tries. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He said it as though it was a little dictum that he lived by, and indeed for the last half-hour he had. Len Deighton Bomber

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Translations for 'half-hour'

British English: half-hour /ˈhɑːfˌaʊə/ NOUN
A half-hour is a period of 30 minutes.
  • American English: half hour
  • Arabic: نِصْفُ ساعَةٍ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: meia hora
  • Chinese: 半小时
  • Croatian: pola sata
  • Czech: půlhodina
  • Danish: en halv time
  • Dutch: halfuur
  • European Spanish: media hora
  • Finnish: puolituntinen
  • French: demi-heure
  • German: halbe Stunde
  • Greek: μισάωρο
  • Italian: mezz’ora
  • Japanese: 三十分
  • Korean: 30분
  • Norwegian: halvtime
  • Polish: pół godziny
  • European Portuguese: meia hora
  • Romanian: jumătate de oră
  • Russian: полчаса
  • Spanish: media hora
  • Swedish: halvtimme
  • Thai: ครึ่งชั่วโมง
  • Turkish: yarım saat
  • Ukrainian: півгодини
  • Vietnamese: nửa giờ

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