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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “half”

half

noun, pronoun, predeterminer, adjective, adverb     /hɑːf/ US  /hæf/
either of the two equal or nearly equal parts that together make up a whole
一半,半個
"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 .
班上大約有一半是西班牙人,其餘的則來自各個國家。
Cut the apple in half/into halves (= into two equal parts ).
把這個蘋果切成兩半。
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
半打雞蛋
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).
我有點想拋開一切去環遊世界。
She was born in the latter half of the eighteenth century .
她生於18世紀後半葉。
The recipe tells you to use a pound and a half of butter .
食譜上說要用1.5磅奶油。
Fractions
informal a lot
大量,許多
She invited a lot of people to the party but half of them didn't turn up.
她邀請了很多人來參加派對,但許多人都沒有來。
I don't even know where she is half (of) the time .
很多情況下我甚至都不知道她在哪裡。
Large in number or quantity
half past Half past a particular hour is 30 minutes later than that hour
…點半
I'll meet you at half past nine (= 09.30 or 21.30).
我會在九點半和你碰面。
UK informal I'll meet you at half seven (= half past seven).
我會在七點半和你碰面。
Days and times of day
only partly
部分地,在某種程度上
He answered the door half naked .
他半裸著去開門。
I was half expecting to see her at the party .
我有點期盼在派對上見到她。
I'm half inclined to take the job just because it's in London.
我有點傾向於接受這份工作只因爲它是在倫敦。
He was being funny but I think he was half serious .
他表現得像在開玩笑,但我認爲他是半當真的。
The bottle's half empty .
那個瓶子是半空的。
Incomplete
go halves informal to divide the cost of something with someone
(與某人)分攤費用
Shall we go halves on a bottle of champagne ?
我們合買一瓶香檳好嗎?
I'll go halves with you on a bottle of champagne .
我將和你合買一瓶香檳。
Sharing
half and half equal amounts of two different things
(兩種東西)數量相等
"Do you use milk or cream in the recipe ?" "Half and half."
「你在配方中用的是牛奶還是鮮奶油?」「一半一半。」
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
(Definition of half nounpronounpredetermineradjectiveadverb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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