Halfway in a sentence

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Definition of Halfway

  • In the middle; at half the distance; imperfectly; partially; as, he halfway yielded.
  • Equally distant from the extremes; situated at an intermediate point; midway; as, at the halfway mark.
  • partial.
  • including only half or a portion; incomplete; as, halfway measures.
  • at half the distance; at the middle

How to use halfway in a sentence. Halfway pronunciation.

Dear Mr. Cobb,' she scribbled, 'if you really _must_ see me before you go away to Bristol, or wherever it is, you had better meet me on Saturday at Streatham Station, which is about halfway between me and you.
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Jane, you will remain here, while Miss Elting and Hazel will take a position halfway between us.
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It seemed that some devil had seized him, forcing him to say bitter things against his will, even though at the time he wanted to shake hands with Rose and meet him more than halfway.
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A shudder crept over the watchers as a huge brown head, with two white circles on the back of the neck, rose slowly out of the grass, and two red-hot gleaming eyes blazed out, as an immense cobra swelled out its fearfully disgusting hood, and, rising halfway, bloated out its loathsome head, swaying to and fro, to the strange music.
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By this time the tramp was halfway across the stream, which was flowing, rapidly and carrying both boat and tree down toward a bend quarter of a mile below.
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Halfway to the finish from the turning point Dick and Fred began to crawl up, until they were less than a yard behind him, one at either hand.
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In the next innings Putnam Hall pulled a single run "out of the fire," as Dick put it, for it was his tally, made on a slide halfway from third base.
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Mr. Tooting, who makes it a point from time to time to reconnoitre, saunters halfway down-stairs and surveys the crowded rotunda from the landing.
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She was already halfway across the road.
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Wariness had been born into her blood-therefore she could understand and meet halfway the wariness of another.
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Dal dropped the hammer immediately, and Lollie Mercer sat petrified, with a bonbon halfway to her mouth.
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The fact is I didn't think straight until we were halfway uptown, speeding toward the railroad freight-yards in O'Connor's car.
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Halfway down the pier Kennedy paused before one of the gangways that was shrouded in darkness.
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He greeted her as he had before any trouble came between them, and she, responsive to peace if not quick to forget, met him halfway with manner almost cheerful.
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They said that half of it-from the front door halfway down to the altar -was a Jewish synagogue before the Saviour was born, and that no alteration had been made in it since that time.
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You can never persuade yourself that these are actually streets, and the frowning, dingy, monstrous houses dwellings, till you see one of these beautiful, prettily dressed women emerge from them-see her emerge from a dark, dreary-looking den that looks dungeon all over, from the ground away halfway up to heaven.
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He dropped his companion's arm and hastened to the steps, then halfway down paused, staring.
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The immense jack-boots worn by these postilions, are sometimes a century or two old; and are so ludicrously disproportionate to the wearer's foot, that the spur, which is put where his own heel comes, is generally halfway up the leg of the boots.
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These young men lived with Raphael in his splendid house that stood halfway between Saint Peter's and the Castle Angelo.
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And so this Lady of the Beautiful Hands stood to Leonardo as the embodiment of a perpetual life; moving in a constantly ascending scale, gathering wisdom, graciousness, love, even as he himself in this life met every experience halfway and counted it joy, knowing that experience is the germ of power.
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Examples of Halfway

Example #1
When Saturday came the state of things at "Runnymede" had undergone no change whatever; Emmeline still waited for a moment of courage, and Mumford, though he did not relish the prospect, began to think it more than probable that Miss Derrick would hold her ground until her actual marriage with Mr. Bowling.
Example #2
So please do not come just yet.
Example #3
You see that will enable us practically to surround the camp.
Example #4
That will be the most difficult position to get away from, so I am choosing it for myself.
Example #5
The desire to wound had been too strong for him.
Example #6
But at the moment he had not been master of himself.