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half

One half of one point. For stock quotes, a half represents one half of $1, or 50¢. For bond quotes, a half represents one half of 1% of par, or $5. For option quotes, a half represents $50.
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It took a lot of hard working employees who saw the glass as half full, not half empty, and who were energetic and ethical.
I think it's now time for these persistent crooks to be made to serve the full sentence handed down by the courts, not half the sentence.
Funny as it may have been in the context of a dole office in 1981, it's not half as funny as this Government calling a long-overdue increase in the minimum wage to PS7.
8DA followed YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS WEE THINKER ACROSS: 7 Scraper 9 Short 10 Eased 11 Sheltie 12 Era 13 Adultery 16 Silenced 17 Ill 19 Not half 21 Clyde 22 Feral 23 Lambast DOWN: 1 Ushered 2 Frascati 3 Spud 4 Assented 5 Bout 6 Steel 8 Resourceful 13 Amenable 14 Rainy day 15 Clients 18 Snuff 20 Tern 21 Comb QUICKIE ACROSS: 1 Never-ending 8 Tom 9 Art 11 Initial 12 Upper 13 Net 14 Eye 15 Delight 17 Ewe 19 East 21 Late 23 Meet 25 Lump 27 Egg 29 Tweaked 31 Amp 34 Bra 36 Merge 37 Jealous 38 Ale 39 Rip 40 Typewritten DOWN: 1 None 2 Emit 3 Evident 4 Eclair 5 Dough 6 Nape 7 Grey 8 Tinge 10 Treat 16 Tee 18 Elm 20 Ate 22 Apt 24 Elegant 25 Llama 26 Jam-jar 28 Grasp 30 Where 32 Melt 33 Prey 34 Bore 35 Ruin
Sir Albert is credited as being very astute but not half as astute as top civil servant Sir Bob Kerslake.
They''re mad, but not half as mad as the orange seesaws where two other senior BBC staffers are solemnly conducting a meeting.
We all need cheering up as Dom is blaming herself for his daughter's tragic death, but not half as much as Belle who tells a horrified Lisa: "I killed Gemma".
Dom is blaming herself for his daughter's tragic death, but not half as much as LOVE Belle who tells a horrified Lisa: "I killed Gemma.
But not half as gutted as Hugh Grant, Jeffrey Archer, Frank Bough and Angus Deayton were when they realised it should have said Horse.
But not half as enthusiastically as Henrik Stenson's victory in the Race To Dubai golf tournament was in other Coventry households.
But he's not half as gob-smacked as the rest of us.
FORMER Villa star Paul Merson was a great footballer, and he's not half bad as a TV pundit these days.

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