half again as
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half again as many
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  • half again as much/many etc. as — half again as much/many (etc.) as (US) (or Brit half as much/many (etc.) again as) used to say that the size or amount of one thing is 50 percent more than another If 100 people were expected and 150 came, half again as many people came as were… …   Useful english dictionary

  • half again as much/many as — half again as much/many (etc.) as (US) (or Brit half as much/many (etc.) again as) used to say that the size or amount of one thing is 50 percent more than another If 100 people were expected and 150 came, half again as many people came as were… …   Useful english dictionary

  • half again as much or as many — cvb idi half again as much or as many, 50 percent more: This mug holds half again as much coffee as the smaller one[/ex] …   From formal English to slang

  • half again as much — ˌhalf as ˌmany, ˌmuch, etc. aˈgain idiom (BrE) (US half aˈgain as much) an increase of 50% of the existing number or amount • Spending on health is half as much again as it was in 2009. Mai …   Useful english dictionary

  • half — [ hæf ] (plural halves [ hævz ] ) function word, quantifier *** Half can be used in the following ways: as a predeterminer (followed by a word such as a, the, this, or his ): We live half a mile up the road. I have to spend half my time taking… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • half — /haf, hahf/, n., pl. halves /havz, hahvz/, adj., adv. n. 1. one of two equal or approximately equal parts of a divisible whole, as an object, or unit of measure or time; a part of a whole equal or almost equal to the remainder. 2. a quantity or… …   Universalium

  • half — [[t]hæf, hɑf[/t]] n. pl. halves (havz, hӓvz), adj. adv. 1) one of two equal or approximately equal parts, as of an object, unit of measure or time, or other divisible whole; a part of a whole equal or almost equal to the remainder 2) a quantity… …   From formal English to slang

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  • half as many again — half as much/many/again phrase used for saying that an amount a number is 50% greater than another amount number A flat in London costs half as much again as a similar flat in Glasgow. Thesaurus: fractions and types of fractionhyponym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

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