mitad

mitad(
mee
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tahd
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (portion)
a. half
Le di la mitad del pastel a mi hermana.I gave my sister half of the cake.
2. (center)
a. middle
Los jugadores se enfrentaron en la mitad de la cancha.The players faced off in the middle of the field.
3. (sports)
a. half
Ninguno de los dos equipos ha marcado en esta mitad.Neither one of the teams has scored in this half.
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mitad
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (parte)
a. half
la mitad dehalf (of)
la mitad del tiempo no estáhalf the time he's not in
gana la mitad que yohe earns half as much as I do
me costó la mitad que a élit cost me half what he paid, it cost me half as much as it cost him
a mitad de precioat half price
mitad y mitadhalf and half
está mitad esperanzado mitad tristehe's half hopeful, half down-hearted
2. (centro)
a. middle
a mitad de caminohalfway there
a mitad de (la) películahalfway through the film
en mitad dein the middle of
(cortar algo) por la mitad(to cut something) in half
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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
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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