halfway
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halfway(
hahf
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wey
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (in the middle)
a. intermedio
We reached the halfway point to California on Tuesday.Llegamos al punto intermedio del camino a California el martes.
2. (incomplete)
a. a medias
As a halfway believer of evolution, I believe genes are passed through generations.Como creyente a medias en la evolución, creo que los genes se transmiten de generación en generación.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
3. (in the middle)
a. a mitad de camino
Will you be here soon? - We're halfway, so we'll see you in an hour.¿Llegarán pronto? - Estamos a mitad de camino, así que nos vemos en una hora.
b. a medio camino
Call me when you're halfway, and I'll start cooking dinner.Llámame cuando estés a medio camino, y empezaré a preparar la cena.
c. a mitad
I started watching the show halfway through the season, so I missed that episode.Empecé a ver la serie a mitad de la temporada, así que me perdí ese capítulo.
4. (somewhat)
a. mínimamente
Any halfway decent electrician should be able to fix that for you.Cualquier electricista mínimamente decente debería ser capaz de arreglarte eso.
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halfway
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (point, stage)
a. intermedio(a)
halfway housecentro m de reinserción
2. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
(compromise)
halfway linelínea f divisoria or de medio campo
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
3. (general)
a. a mitad de camino
4. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to meet somebody halfwayllegar a una solución de compromiso con alguien
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halfway [ˈhɑːfˈweɪ]
adverb
1 a medio camino
Reading is halfway between Oxford and London Reading está a medio camino entre Oxford y Londres; we're halfway there estamos a mitad de camino or a medio camino; halfway up/down the hill a media cuesta; her hair reaches halfway down her back el pelo le llega hasta la mitad de la espalda; they've travelled halfway around the world han recorrido medio mundo; halfway through the film hacia la mitad de la película; a (la) mitad de la película; the decision only goes halfway toward giving the strikers what they want la decisión solo satisface a medias las demandas de los huelguistas
to meet sb halfway llegar a un compromiso con algn
2 (at all, the least bit)
anything halfway decent will be incredibly expensive cualquier cosa mínimamente decente va a ser carísima
adjective
[+mark] a or de medio camino; [+stage] intermedio; (incomplete) a medias;
modifier
halfway house (n) (for rehabilitation) centro (m) de reinserción; punto (m) medio; término (m) medio
it's a halfway house between dance and drama está a medio camino entre la danza y el teatro
what they are offering is a halfway house to total independence
Michael Milken has been released from prison to a halfway house in Los Angeles after serving 22 months of his sentence
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "halfway"
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halfway through
a mitad de
halfway point
el punto intermedio
believe you can and you're halfway there
cree que puedes y ya estás a mitad de camino
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