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"halves" in British English

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halves

uk   /hɑːvz/ us   /hævz/
(Definition of halves from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"halves" in American English

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halves

us   /hævz/
pl of half: Cut the chicken breasts into halves.
(Definition of halves from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"halves" in Business English

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halvesnoun [plural]

uk   /hɑːvz/ us   /hævz/
not/never do things by halves informal
to always put as much effort and enthusiasm into doing things as possible in order to achieve success: You have to admire her determination -- she never does things by halves.
go halves informal
if two people go halves, they each pay half the price of something: go halves on sth Sharing a car to work means you can go halves on the cost of gas.
(Definition of halves from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “halves”
in Chinese (Simplified) 一半,半个…
in Chinese (Traditional) 一半,半個…
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“halves” in Business English

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

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