Half-past Sentence Examples
The " Nurnberg " ceased firing for several minutes to allow her to surrender, then gave her a final broadside, and she went down at half-past nine with flag flying.
Thus " halb elf " is half past ten and not - as you might expect from the English - half past eleven.
I had to get up at half past five twice a week to clean the flues out.
Mr. Hunt ascended the hustings about half-past one o'clock and proceeded to address the immense multitude.
At about half past midnight on the morning of Friday 23 April a 68 year old man robbed by two young men.Advertisement
At about half past seven the sky darkened and a clap of thunder heralded a sudden rainstorm.
Keith comes here at half past three every day except Saturday.
They had decided to be at the ball by half past ten, and Natasha had still to get dressed and they had to call at the Taurida Gardens.
At nine o'clock our knees may knock - we stagger out despite ' em By half past ten we 're sloshed again.
But no such luck. * * * I woke at half past midnight after a horrible nightmare.Advertisement
About half-past eight the combat began to wane, and the last shots were fired at ten.
In the next quarter of an hour the German gunners found the target again and again, and by half-past seven the British cruisers were obviously in distress.
These disposed of, he amused himself for a couple of hours with literary work; between six and seven he would converse with his friends or listen to his reader (a post held for some time by La Mettrie); at seven there was a concert; and at half-past eight he sat down to supper, which might go on till midnight.
The Lodge will meet next Friday evening at half past to make the final arrangements.
On Thursday night they went to bed about half-past eleven, he suffering from the effects of drink.Advertisement
Regularly at half-past seven, in one part of the summer, after the evening train had gone by, the whip-poor-wills chanted their vespers for half an hour, sitting on a stump by my door, or upon the ridge-pole of the house.