half as much

half as much
в два раза меньше

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  • Half as Much — is an American pop standard written by Curley Williams in 1951. It was first recorded by country music singer Hank Williams in 1952 and reached #2 on the Billboard Country Singles chart. The same year, Rosemary Clooney recorded a hit version for… …   Wikipedia

  • half as much again — …   Useful english dictionary

  • half — [ hæf ] (plural halves [ hævz ] ) function word, quantifier *** Half can be used in the following ways: as a predeterminer (followed by a word such as a, the, this, or his ): We live half a mile up the road. I have to spend half my time taking… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • half as many again — half as much/many/again phrase used for saying that an amount a number is 50% greater than another amount number A flat in London costs half as much again as a similar flat in Glasgow. Thesaurus: fractions and types of fractionhyponym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • half as big/much/good etc. as — half as big/much/good (etc.) as used to say that the size, amount, or quality of one thing is half or nearly half that of another The bush is half as tall as the tree. [=the tree is twice as tall as the bush] This dress costs half as much as that …   Useful english dictionary

  • half as big/much/good as — half as big/much/good (etc.) as used to say that the size, amount, or quality of one thing is half or nearly half that of another The bush is half as tall as the tree. [=the tree is twice as tall as the bush] This dress costs half as much as that …   Useful english dictionary

  • half again as much/many etc. as — half again as much/many (etc.) as (US) (or Brit half as much/many (etc.) again as) used to say that the size or amount of one thing is 50 percent more than another If 100 people were expected and 150 came, half again as many people came as were… …   Useful english dictionary

  • half again as much/many as — half again as much/many (etc.) as (US) (or Brit half as much/many (etc.) again as) used to say that the size or amount of one thing is 50 percent more than another If 100 people were expected and 150 came, half again as many people came as were… …   Useful english dictionary

  • half again as much — ˌhalf as ˌmany, ˌmuch, etc. aˈgain idiom (BrE) (US half aˈgain as much) an increase of 50% of the existing number or amount • Spending on health is half as much again as it was in 2009. Mai …   Useful english dictionary

  • not half as much as — not half as good/bad/much/etc as phrase used for emphasizing that one person or thing is not nearly as good bad etc as another I never thought that Chaplin was half as funny as Buster Keaton. Thesaurus: ways of emphasizing how good or bad… …   Useful english dictionary

  • half — half1 W1S1 [ha:f US hæf] predeterminer, pron, adj [only before noun] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(50%)¦ 2¦(most of)¦ 3¦(time)¦ 4¦(combination)¦ 5 half a dozen 6 half a/the chance 7 half an eye/ear 8 be half the battle 9 half a minute/moment/second etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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