Chinese (Simplified) translation of “half”
half
noun, pronoun, predeterminer, adjective, adverb
/hɑːf/
/hæf/
› either of the two
equal
or
nearly
equal
parts
that together make up a
whole
一半，半个
"What's half of ninety-six?" "Forty-eight."
“96的一半是多少？”“48。”
Roughly
half (of) the
class
are
Spanish
and the
others
are a
mixture
of
nationalities
.
班上大约有一半是西班牙人，其余的则来自各个国家。
Cut
the
apple
in half/into
halves
(= into two
equal
parts
).
把这个苹果切成两半。
My little
brother
is half as
tall
as me/half my
height
.
我弟弟有我一半高。
half a
dozen
(= six)
eggs
半打鸡蛋
Half of me would just like to give it all up and
travel
around the
world
(=
partly
I would like to, but
partly
I would not).
我有些想抛开一切去周游世界。
She was
born
in the
latter
half of the eighteenth
century
.
她生于18世纪后半叶。
The
recipe
tells
you to use a
pound
and a half of
butter
.
菜谱上说要用1.5磅黄油。
Fractions › informal a lot
大量，许多
She
invited
a lot of
people
to the
party
but half of them didn't
turn
up.
她邀请了很多人来参加聚会，但许多人都没有来。
I don't
even
know
where she is half (of) the
time
.
很多情况下我甚至都不知道她在哪儿。
Large in number or quantity half past › Half past a
particular
hour
is 30
minutes
later
than that
hour
…点半
I'll
meet
you at half past nine (= 09.30 or 21.30).
我会在9点半见你。
UK informal I'll
meet
you at half seven (= half past seven).
我会在7点半见你。
Days and times of day › only
partly
部分地，在某种程度上
He
answered
the
door
half
naked
.
他半裸着去开门。
I was half
expecting
to
see
her at the
party
.
我有点盼望在聚会上见到她。
I'm half
inclined
to take the
job
just because it's in London.
我有点倾向于接受这份工作只因为它是在伦敦。
He was being
funny
but I
think
he was half
serious
.
他表现得像在开玩笑，但我认为他是半当真的。
The bottle's half
empty
.
那个瓶子是半空的。
Incomplete go halves informal › to
divide
the
cost
of something with someone
（与某人）分摊费用
Shall we go
halves
on a
bottle
of
champagne
?
我们合买一瓶香槟好吗？
I'll go
halves
with you on a
bottle
of
champagne
.
我将与你合买一瓶香槟。
Sharing half and half ›
equal
amounts
of two different things
（两种东西）数量相等
"Do you use
milk
or
cream
in the
recipe
?" "Half and half."
“配料中用的是牛奶还是奶油？”“各来一半。”
Fractions half as much again (US also half again as much) › 50% more of the
existing
number
or
amount
多一半
Addition, subtraction, multiplication and divisionCalculations and calculating