How to use Halfway in a sentence
He climbed halfway up before he heard what sounded like a sob from behind him.
She couldn't remember the last time she felt halfway decent.
There was no one but the maid, who was halfway down the stairs.
She passed the halfway point and forced herself to keep going.
Driven from Subiaco by the jealousy and molestations of a neighbouring priest, but leaving behind him communities in his twelve monasteries, he himself, accompanied by a small band of disciples, journeyed south until he came to Cassino, a town halfway between Rome and Naples.Advertisement
The reader is led very cleverly down a complete blind alley about halfway through.
The limestone pavement, with long porches on either side, was found to stop at the foot of a marble staircase of thirty-four steps of Byzantine construction, underneath which appeared a Roman arrangement of the two flights with a platform halfway up. The top flight led up to the propylaea.
The only halfway pleasant phone call came from Norm Hunter in Norfolk.
In the third he stands almost upright; in the first he kneels; in the second he stoops, halfway between the upright and the kneeling position.
These main shoots were not again to be shortened back, but from each of them three young shoots were to be selected and trained in two, on the upper side, one near the base, and the other halfway up, and one on the lower side placed about midway between these two; these with the leading shoot, which was also to be nailed in, made four branches of the current year from each of the ten main branches, and the form of the tree would therefore be that of fig.Advertisement
A tall form stood halfway between the fire and them, flanked by two vamps.
But I did-n't come halfway across the United States to pass up a chance like this.
Along with the agency they have developed an evening for club bailiffs to be held at the Halfway in on 29 th April.
When the shutter button is depressed halfway, the power turns on again, and charging resumes.
Halfway through some cheeky chap mentioned how he wanted to strip off!Advertisement
Grill the vegetables over Direct High heat until lightly charred, 6 to 8 minutes, turning once halfway through grilling time.
Weather partly cloudy, our first sun of the trip was seen halfway Denmark.
About halfway through we were greeted by a waitress with complimentary cocktails.
For example he was " deeply concerned " about the " halfway house " of the present House of Lords.
Here, halfway through the experiment we seemed to be at the epicenter of the emotional disharmony on the island.Advertisement
The interim review You must submit evidence of work at the halfway stage of your project.
About halfway up the ladder route a human skull was noticed on a ledge.
He was hardly halfway across the stony field when one of the horse's shoes flew off.
Sober living involves residing at a halfway house of sorts with other recovering addicts.
Better yet, make it a stop halfway through the ride.Advertisement
Her heart leapt, and she stood, halfway to him before his sharp look reminded her he wasn't someone she wanted to approach.
She'd made it halfway up the stairwell when his voice rang out.
Curious, she paused with the water bottle halfway to her mouth then set it down and flung the towel over her shoulder.
She was halfway to the portal when the low, unfamiliar voice reached her.
Halfway through his beer the sports argument became spirited enough that Dean took the opportunity to rise and cross to the payphone behind him.
Every part of his body ached and he could only bend his elbow halfway.
Halfway around, she dropped again, emerging back into the desert a few feet from the other portal.
But the belief died hard; the synthesis of urea remained isolated for many years; and many explanations were attempted by the vitalists (as, for instance, that urea was halfway between the inorganic and organic kingdoms, or that the carbon, from which it was obtained, retained the essentials of this hypothetical vital force), but only to succumb at a later date to the indubitable fact that the same laws of chemical combination prevail in both the animate and inanimate kingdoms, and that the artificial or laboratory synthesis of any substance, either inorganic or organic, is but a question of time, once its constitution is determined.'.
But the routes to be followed were difficult to find in the dark, the ascent was rapid, the ground was much broken, and the enemy opposed a stubborn resistance to the advance, with the result that this was greatly retarded, and that at daybreak the most forward of the columns was not much more than halfway up. The Ottoman staff had, moreover, on the first alarm begun to hurry reinforcements on the Sari Bair from the rear, while the Allied troops were so much exhausted by their nocturnal experiences that all attempts to win the upper ridge failed on the 7th.
A strong machicolated and turreted wall surrounds the rock, running along its base on the south, ascending halfway up the cliff on the north, on which side it stands close to the abbey wall, and again descending on the west.
During his return to Constantinople Jovian was found dead in his bed at Dadastana, halfway between Ancyra and Nicaea.
At the narrowest point the plain of Sibari, through which the rivers Coscile (Sybaris) and Crati (Crathis) flow to the sea, occurs on the east coast, extending halfway across the peninsula.
A short way down the Rhine is the Bingerloch, a famous whirlpool, while about halfway between it and the town rises on a rock in the middle of the stream the Ml useturm (derived from Muserie, cannon), in which, according to legend, Archbishop Hatto II.
Damian made it halfway to the grass, where the Black God paced beside a calm Jenn, when Xander's low voice stopped him.
According to the brief phone call, the ten-year-old girl's natural mother, another loser like faux foster mother Janet, had been recently discharged to a halfway house after doing hard time in the state's CaÃ±on City facility.
Gabe was halfway across the gym where the Immortal foot soldiers were training before he knew where he was.
Halfway through his beer the sports argument became spirited enough that Dean took the opportunity to rise and cross to the payphone behind him.
I was foot loose and fancy free, I hadn't had any female encumbrances since halfway through my training - oh well.
Surrounded by birch and spruce forest, Murmansk is almost halfway between Moscow and the North Pole.
Nonetheless, about halfway home a sudden and vicious gust of wind literally stopped me in my tracks.
Halfway along the creek we see a white heron on the bank.
We choose to walk up the steep hill to the mid Halfway Station.
There was a small kopje, about halfway between ours and their position, which was not occupied.
On the 22nd of June a large horse leech was found in a puddle halfway down the cave.
It was around the halfway mark, lap five, that it really got lively!
Halfway through the book, the plot curled up with a little mew of distress, then vanished never to return again.
But halfway into the book, I was so depressed I could barely muster the energy to turn the page.
At the time of my visit, 16 young orangutans were at the halfway house.
Member for North-East Hertfordshire experienced halfway through his speech, when he became peevish about proportional representation.
The other are major sabbats which happen approximately halfway between an equinox and solstice.
Shame my download of the third episode went screwy halfway through.
City fans applauded it then serenaded back to halfway with chants of " you fat b*stard " .
The trouble is where do you stop shaving, just above the knee or halfway up the thigh?
They go sonic halfway through the first track and remain so throughout their set.
The 19 year old, was halfway through a six-week stint on GhanaÃ¢s Choice FM when the station was busted for nonpayment of taxes.
The other touchline has cover in the central area (either side of halfway line) with open standing on the remainder.
Halfway through the second half, John Hughes sent another big kick upfield, this time finding Daniel Thompson on the right.
It even had the cheeky bulge halfway up and the rest was quite vertical.
All the families had a woodshed halfway up the garden, and behind the woodsheds, discreetly screened by hedges, were the toilets.
On the east coast are the Malagasy, who in physical characteristics stand halfway between the Hova and the Sakalava, the last occupying the remaining portion of the island and displaying almost pure Negroid characteristics.
Pierre glanced at the serious faces of those around, remembered all he had already gone through, and realized that he could not stop halfway.
Halfway lay some snow-covered piles of firewood and across and along them a network of shadows from the bare old lime trees fell on the snow and on the path.
How many have helped make a single school, library, fire station, police station or hospital even halfway self-sufficient in energy?
City fans applauded it then serenaded back to halfway with chants of " you fat b*stard ".
Attach a piece of string halfway down all the points to form a snowflake pattern.
Of fuel running out halfway through breakfast, of drinking tepid tea.
Then writer 's cramp gripped him halfway through recording my three baptismal and one (double-barrelled) surname.
Once you've decided on a pattern and color, you're halfway there!
With a motorized belt, you can adjust the incline halfway through a workout without ever stepping off the machine.
They have gemstones drilled all the way through for stringing as well as beads drilled only halfway through, perfect for making stud earrings.
Fill a shaker halfway with ice and add the whiskey, sour apple schnapps and cranberry juice.
Test them out and make sure that the back cushion reaches at least halfway up your back.
Set the temperature at 120 degrees, which is about halfway between low and medium.
This majestic estate is located on the central coast of California in the hills at San Simeon, halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles.
A halfway version between the longer strips and the individual lashes, they can be used to add a subtle flare to your lash line or combined for an allover eyelash extension.
Using a brush or a sponge applicator, apply the base color eye shadow on the eyelid and all over the crease (about halfway up to the brows).
Stop halfway across instead of taking the line to the inner corner unless you have very wide-set eyes.
If you're working with digital, stop halfway through the session to review the images with your model.
Halfway through cooking, turn the turkey, breast-side up.
Bake the straws for 25 minutes, rotating the pans halfway through the baking process.
Using your marks as guidelines, drill halfway through your skis.
Once you are halfway through your pregnancy, or even earlier, it may not be feasible to purchase a wedding gown off the rack.
Four times in a row, the song stopped halfway through and went back to the beginning so she could try it again.
It could include living at a halfway house, which is a group residence facility with a case manager in charge.
The halfway house is to help discourage you going back to an unhealthy environment.
Beckham scored a goal from the halfway line in the first game of the 1996-1997 season, against Wimbledon.
He grew up in the town of Arroyo Grande, which lies halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco.
The 30-year-old rapper was sent to a halfway house, reportedly to finish out the final three months of his federal weapons charges sentence and was ordered to perform an additional 500 hours of community service.
In response, T.I.'s attorney made an announcement that it isn't at all unusual for prisoners, celebrities or not, to be released early into the care of a halfway house and his client was no exception.
About halfway through that four-year program I started doing some volunteer work as a radio newsman for the campus radio station.
These socks are neatly folded over at the halfway mark to reveal a petal-like layer of ruffled lace-the ultimate girly accessory.
Fill the soap mold halfway and allow it to set.
Bake the biscuits at 350 degrees F for approximately 45 minutes, and flip them over halfway through so they bake evenly on both sides.
Bake them at 325 degrees for approximately 50 minutes, and flip them halfway through the baking time to ensure even baking.
An important consideration when you're drilling holes through your studs in order to pass wires or pipes through - most local codes require that you drill holes a certain distance (usually halfway) from the edge of the stud.
Fill small plastic pails in your wedding colors halfway with sand.
T.I., whose given name is Clifford Harris, is leaving Arkansas where he was serving his sentence and heading back to his native Atlanta to live in his appointed halfway house.
Most pearls are attached to a ring setting by drilling the pearl halfway through and inserting the setting bar into the hole.
In most cases, the bifocal portion is called a "straight top" because the line, as the name suggests, is horizontal across the bottom of the lens (a little lower than halfway down the lenses).
The only problem with bifocal lenses was that objects neither far or near were still difficult to focus on, and bifocal eyeglasses also had an unsightly line halfway down the lens that was easy for people to see.
The park is located off Interstate 75 at exit 13 near the Florida border, halfway between Atlanta and Orlando.
The Wii comes with Wi-Fi connectivity, so if you already have a wireless network in your home, you're halfway there!
At best, enemies will stand halfway behind objects to avoid fire, although most of the time they'll just stand right out in the open.
Halfway through the game you will experience a level where you go to the drive-in to switch films with the one that is showing.
I have two of my buddies and we get halfway to the next checkpoint (thinking I had all my guys with me) and I'm missing a Seal.
As you play the game, the story become clearer and easier to understand and about halfway through the game, you go "Ah-ha!
Microsoft planned to release the handheld about halfway through the 360's life cycle, which would follow Sony's model for the PSP.
However, about halfway up toward the South Rim, it became very clear that the hike out was going to be impossible.
This features a rendering engine that is "halfway between IE7 and IE8" on your computer.
The increasing level of estrogen leads to ovulation halfway through the cycle, and then the hormone progesterone takes over in the second half of the cycle, stimulating the formation of the milk glands.
When the finger is cut more than halfway through, the injury is described as a subtotal amputation.
About halfway through the menstrual cycle, a surge of luteinizing hormone takes place, and the egg is released.
Pour water into the roasting pan until it reaches halfway up the ramekins.
Screws should be tightly in place before you begin dancing, as this will prevent a tap from flying off halfway through a lesson!
Sending your child halfway around the country for a particular dance program can provide even more learning opportunities, not to mention be the experience of a lifetime for your child.
A half wig will usually start halfway back from the hair line, allowing an individual's bang or frontal hairline to be visible.
So, if your hair isn't splitting off halfway and you're just looking for a bit more shine, these silicone-based products will protect and gloss your hair.
After a bad experience with hair extensions, Aniston's hair was left in poor shape, breaking off halfway.
If you're pinning the braids halfway up, attach a sprig of baby's breath or a small tiara for a feminine touch.
Slightly rocker and halfway pixie, the cropped bang works best on short, round faces with straight hair.
You have the option of leaving it hanging loose, or you can pull it halfway back or into a full ponytail.
Air dry halfway, and then pin up tendrils with bobby pins to create a tousled style that is simple yet feminine.
To make the dragon's head, fold a crease about halfway up the neck.
Fold the paper back down and line it up with the crease you made halfway through the piece of paper.
Most of the time and for most women, ovulation happens about halfway between periods, but irregular cycles, short or long cycles, or even stress can make ovulation unpredictable.
Ovulation generally occurs halfway between two periods.
You may not even know you are pregnant until you are halfway into your first trimester.
While many women ovulate halfway through the cycle, other women ovulate a few days before or after the halfway mark.
Tankini swimsuits are a great halfway house between the bikini and one piece, and a good choice for women with bigger busts, who may worry about popping out of a regular bikini top.
Fill the kitchen pot halfway with water.
Although some people insist "Christmas in July" should be celebrated on July 25, it should be noted that June 25 is actually the date that is halfway to Christmas.
If the mask is held on with elastic, it can start to dig into your scalp, or even snap halfway through the night.
Plan your meeting somewhere halfway between where you both live.
Every working writer has had her share of nightmarish clients who either failed to pay on time, demanded unreasonable revisions, or changed their mind halfway through a project.
On only one of the skewers, mark the halfway point between one end and the center of the skewer.
Since he only used the first name "Frank", Frank Capra was halfway to the podium to make his speech before he realized the actual winner was Frank Lloyd.
As if a year that gives us Superman Returns hadn't already delivered like nobody's business, we're still only halfway through 2006.
Who says that comfort and fashion can't meet halfway?
The only types of pants that look halfway decent tucked into ankle boots are super skinny jeans or other extremely tight bottoms.
The kitten style keeps your calf muscle flexed in a halfway position, and the balance of your body does not thrust your weight fully onto either the ball or heel of your foot.
You'll also find some super-long styles that come halfway up the thigh.
Fortunately, since Iowa is exactly halfway around the world from Pakistan, we were able to visit countries in Asia, including India and Nepal, Europe, and even Northern Africa.
Inhale upward, rising halfway, hands on shins or ankles, with a flat back.
While a book is not very handy if you are halfway into a pose and stuck on how to get into the final version, instruction and philosophy manuals are an excellent source of information for students practicing at home.
Basically, it's emphasizing the beat halfway between the second and third beats of a 4/4 time phrase.
Open the back of the coffee maker and pour in enough vinegar to fill it halfway.
Rip the paper into small pieces and fill the blender about halfway with paper.
Fill your tub about halfway with water, add three or more blenders full of pulp and stir.
Start with a small saucepan filled about halfway with water.
To score, run the craft knife halfway through the cardboard.
Nothing is more frustrating than finding out halfway through a project that you need a particular cookie cutter or metal clay that you don't already own.
The next pot will hang halfway over the smallest pot.
You probably already have halfway decent abs right now if you could magically peel away the covering.
Lie down on a pad with your hands at the sides of your head, then lift your legs about halfway towards the ceiling.
From a standing position, place your right arm halfway between the front and side of your body.
While lying flat on your back, bring one knee about halfway toward your chest.
Let it sit for eight to 16 hours, turning the bird at the halfway point.Remove the turkey from the brine and rinse it on the inside and outside with cold water and pat it dry with paper towels.
While your breasts shouldn't revert back to the perky teen years in appearance, they should be about halfway between your underarms and your elbows when you're standing up straight with your shoulders back.
Fortunately, while it's annoying for women to admit, many men have better legs than they do, so you're already more than halfway there.
Your nipples should sit halfway between your shoulder and elbow.
There are two types of girdles, the open bottom and the kind with leg openings, often called a panty girdle, that extend about halfway down the thigh.
Nursing tops, like nursing bras, are designed to make feeding simple without the mother having to halfway undress herself and risk exposing more than she wants, particularly if she breastfeeds in public.
For the first five seasons, there were "half-championships" where a championship match was held halfway through the season and one held at the end of the season.
In the meanwhile, Spike traveled halfway around the world to complete several trials and earn his soul back.
Unit insignia was worn on the left sleeve, halfway between the shoulder and elbow, with the badge of the Franc Garde regulars wore on the right breast pocket.
However, they were tucked into black spats that traveled halfway up the shins, with shined leather boots finishing the outfit.
Perhaps that money would be better spent bringing in a talented web designer to help your Dreamweaver-project look halfway professional.
If you are able to accomplish the impressive feat of creating your own web page on your computer, you are already more than halfway to having your website published on the internet.
If you understand basic script programming, then you're already halfway there.
Gabriel was halfway to the lake when Darkyn spoke to him.
Halfway through the third bag, the girl let out a soft moan.
Sirhan is continuous with the depression known as the Jauf, situated on the northern edge of the Nefud or Nafud, and the halfway station between Damascus and Hail; and it is possible that this depression continues eastward towards the Euphrates along a line a little north of the thirtieth parallel, where wells and pasturages are known to exist.
At a point a little more than halfway down its course, the Menam Chao Phaya receives the waters of its only tributary, the Nam Sak, a good-sized stream which rises in the east of northern Siam and waters the most easterly part (the Pechabun valley) of that section of the country.
Grill over Indirect Medium heat until well marked, 6 to 8 minutes, turning once halfway through grilling time.
Once you are halfway there, you will get a red question mark.
We were ordered to be at the place before nine, but we haven't got halfway.
That way you're less likely to get frustrated and quit halfway through.
Kiki froze halfway through the doorway, frowning. Kris breathed a sigh, wondering how one tiny woman could make him tense enough he wanted to raze the beach.
Halfway across this, on an artificial island, is the Rathaus (rebuilt 1744-1756).
Well, here we are, not quite halfway through our list of ways the Internet, technology, and civilization will come together to end war.
According to the brief phone call, the ten-year-old girl's natural mother, another loser like faux foster mother Janet, had been recently discharged to a halfway house after doing hard time in the state's Cañon City facility.
It's about halfway down the east side of the field in the next-to-last row.
Dean was halfway out to 156 Maid Marian Lane before it dawned on him he'd neglected to pick up his just-in-case change of clothes.
The fur upon the necks usually runs dark, almost black, and in some cases the fur is black halfway down the length of the skin, in rarer cases three-quarters of the length and, in the most exceptional instances, the whole length, and when this is the case they are known as "Natural Black Foxes" and fetch enormous prices.
The woman was halfway out the window on the opposite end of the firelit room.
Only when the moon was halfway across the sky did he rouse himself.
Halfway across stood Prince Nesvitski, who had alighted from his horse and whose big body was jammed against the railings.
He froze halfway down to the chair and stared at her, his startled gaze roving over her face.
After all, complete strangers showed up at their apartment and used magic to take them to some place halfway across the country.
Halfway up the stairs they were almost knocked over by some men who, carrying pails, came running downstairs, their boots clattering.
The huntsman stood halfway up the knoll holding up his whip and the gentlefolk rode up to him at a footpace; the hounds that were far off on the horizon turned away from the hare, and the whips, but not the gentlefolk, also moved away.
She was halfway across the room when what she'd seen registered.
The population of Bagdad is estimated variously from 70,000 to 20o,000; perhaps halfway between may represent approximately the reality.
From this line, in the night, assaults by parts of the two left columns (5th Div.) penetrated to Karakoi on the one hand and halfway to Raklitsa on the other.