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mitad
feminine noun
1. half (parte)
  • la mitad de half (of)
  • la mitad del tiempo no está half the time he's not in
  • gana la mitad que yo he earns half as much as I do
  • me costó la mitad que a él it cost me half what he paid, it cost me half as much as it cost him
  • a mitad de precio at half price
  • mitad y mitad half and half
  • está mitad esperanzado mitad triste he's half hopeful, half down-hearted
2. middle (centro)
  • a mitad de camino halfway there
  • a mitad de (la) película halfway through the film
  • en mitad de in the middle of
  • (cortar algo) por la mitad (to cut something) in half
mitad
1 half
basta tomar la mitad de un comprimido half a tablet is enough; me queda la mitad I have half left; a mitad de precio half-price; reducir en una mitad to cut by half; halve; (Culin) to reduce by half
cuando esté la salsa reducida a la mitad se añaden las popietas de lenguado
doblado por la mitad folded in half; mitad (y) mitad half-and-half; paguemos mitad y mitad let's go halves; es mitad blanco y mitad rojo it's half white and half red
mi otra mitad my other half; my better half
mi cara mitad
2 (Dep) half
la primera mitad the first half
3 (centro) middle
a mitad de la comida in the middle of the meal; halfway through the meal; está a mitad de camino entre Madrid y Barcelona it's halfway between Madrid and Barcelona; en mitad de la calle in the middle of the street; el depósito está a la mitad the tank is half empty; ya estamos a la mitad we're halfway there; hacia la mitad de la película about halfway through the film; atravesar de mitad a mitad to pierce right through; cortar por la mitad to cut in half; corta las uvas por la mitad cut the grapes in half
me parte por la mitad it upsets my plans
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