Half hour

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Definition

a half hour (US) or half an hour (US, UK): 30 minutes
noun

Examples

  • "After complaining about the weather for half an hour, she told me that she recently handed over a cheque for £90,000 to a "nice young man", and that in exchange he promised to re-plaster the ceiling in her sitting room. I'm no expert on re-plastering, but this seems like a rather large sum of money."
  • "The match will start in half an hour."
  • "My meeting with Philip Cheeter is in half an hour."
  • "And while I'm here, we'll be serving dinner in about half an hour."
  • "Delunatik (Luna DeLune) says : Just a half hour."
  • "Every passenger on this plane who had fish for dinner will become violently ill in the next half hour."

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