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1. half a pint, esp of beer
2. Scot a small drink of spirits, esp whisky
3. Golf an equal score on a hole or round with an opponent
4. (in various games) either of two periods of play separated by an interval (the first half and second half)
5. short for halfpenny
6. Sport short for halfback
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What does it mean when you dream about a half of something?

The notion of half can be expressed in dreams in a number of different ways. A door half open can indicate indecision. If cut in half, one is in conflict with oneself, between one’s mind and one’s body.

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It's not half as good as Tarantino's brilliant Death Proof.
The Greek government has gone the extra ten miles and now we expect our partners to meet us not half the way but one fifth of the way," he told journalists ahead of the meeting.
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on ethnic but not political basis and not half a million but more Armenians were deported.
Of course, surveys can't be regarded as the Gospel truth, but these three do suggest that, as a nation, we're not half as exciting and adventurous as we think we are.
Looking a bit like Wolverine from X-Men's uncle, the leery way he'd Not half as much as when he turned up in his full glam rock regalia to star in those famously stroppy road safety TV ads in the '70s where he'd grumpily rebuke school kids for not looking both ways when crossing the road.
He reminded the Prime Minister that they accounted for "five sixths of the coalition, not half".

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