09 / 12 / 2010

HALF-2: meaning and examples

Good morning. Today we continue with our series of Daily Vitamins about expressions and compound words with half.

Today's expression is: and a half (informal)

Meaning: bigger, better, more important, etc. than usual.

Example 1:
For Barça fans, the Barcelona-Madrid football match last week was a game and a half.

Example 2:
That was a party and a half. I have never had so much fun with friends and family!

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Remember that tomorrow we will send the Essential Weekly Vitamin for Spanish-speaking students of English.

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