HALF

1 HALF

The word ‘half’ is typically a before determiner or pre-determiner capable of pronominal function.

(DB) 1183937

Here are 10 examples of the intensifier phrase ‘more than‘ premodifying the determiner ‘half’:

1 MORE THAN HALF A CENTURY 3921

It‘s been more than half a century.

2 MORE THAN HALF A MILLION 3884
3 MORE THAN HALF AN HOUR 1064
4 MORE THAN HALF A DOZEN 986
5 MORE THAN HALF A BILLION 739
6 MORE THAN HALF THE TIME 589
7 MORE THAN HALF THE POPULATION 544
8 MORE THAN HALF A YEAR 454
9 MORE THAN HALF THE WORLD 389
10 MORE THAN HALF A DECADE 343

 

3 HALF (NN1) 199149

9 HALF way (RR21) 46025

13 HALF (RR) 17702

https://dictionary.cambridge.org/grammar/british-grammar/half

 

2 SECOND (MD) HALF (NN1) OF (IO) 67335
3 THAN (CSN) HALF (DB) OF (IO) 63067
4 ABOUT (RG) HALF (DB) OF (IO) 34120
5 A (AT1) HALF (DB) YEARS (NNT2) 28565
6 THAN (CSN) HALF (DB) THE (AT) 22153
7 A (AT1) HALF (DB) HOUR (NNT1) 21498
8 OVER (RG) HALF (DB) OF (IO) 21039
9 NEARLY (RR) HALF (DB) OF (IO) 20210
10 SECOND (MD) HALF (NN1) , (,) 19539
11 SECOND (MD) HALF (NN1) . (.) 19517
12 ABOUT (RG) HALF (DB) THE (AT) 19457

15 THAN (CSN) HALF (DB) A (AT1) 16809

17 ALMOST (RR) HALF (DB) OF (IO) 16702

19 , (,) HALF (DB) OF (IO) 15673
20 FIRST (MD) HALF (NN1@) . (.) 14597

23 A (AT1) HALF (DB) HOURS (NNT2) 12858
24 . (.) HALF (DB) OF (IO) 12833
25 IN (II) HALF (DB) , (,) 12570
26 ABOUT (RG) HALF (DB) A (AT1) 12431

32 OVER (RG) HALF (DB) A (AT1) 9969
33 ABOUT (RG) HALF (DB) AN (AT1) 9702

36 A (AT1) HALF (DB) DOZEN (NNO) 9324
37 FOR (IF) HALF (DB) A (AT1) 9165
38 FOR (IF) HALF (DB) AN (AT1) 8864
39 LATTER (DA) HALF (NN1@) OF (IO) 8634
40 IS (VBZ) HALF (DB) THE (AT) 8530
41 LEAST (RR22) HALF (DB) OF (IO) 8436
42 ONLY (JJ) HALF (NN1) OF (IO) 7980
43 FOR (IF) HALF (DB) THE (AT) 7522
44 ONLY (JJ) HALF (NN1) THE (AT) 7495
45 , (,) HALF (DB) THE (AT) 6683
46 AND (CC) HALF (DB) THE (AT) 6570
47 . (.) HALF (DB) THE (AT) 6306
48 FOR (IF) HALF (DB) OF (IO) 6167
49 SECOND (MD) HALF (NN1) AND (CC) 6152
50 FIRST (MD) HALF (NN1@) AND (CC) 6151
51 LOWER (JJR) HALF (NN1@) OF (IO) 6040

53 (NULL) HALF (DB) OF (IO) 5984
54 A (AT1) HALF (DB) MILE (NNU1) 5892

56 THE (AT) HALF (NN1@) . (.) 5602
57 WITH (IW) HALF (DB) A (AT1) 5479
58 NEARLY (RR) HALF (DB) A (AT1) 5467
59 OF (IO) HALF (DB) A (AT1) 5467
60 WITH (IW) HALF (DB) OF (IO) 5362

63 OVER (RG) HALF (DB) THE (AT) 5242
64 A (AT1) HALF (DB) MONTHS (NNT2) 5204
65 AT (II) HALF (DB) TIME (NNT1) 5146
66 AT (II) HALF (DB) THE (AT) 5045

69 A (AT1) HALF (DB) MILLION (NNO) 4898
70 A (AT1) HALF (DB) DAY (NNT1) 4745
71 ALMOST (RR) HALF (DB) THE (AT) 4602
72 A (AT1) HALF (DB) INCH (NNU1) 4598

74 AROUND (RG) HALF (DB) OF (IO) 4572

76 WITH (IW) HALF (DB) THE (AT) 4510
77 TO (II) HALF (DB) OF (IO) 4248
78 APPROXIMATELY (RR) HALF (DB) OF (IO) 4236

80 NEARLY (RR) HALF (DB) THE (AT) 4227
81 ROUGHLY (RR) HALF (DB) OF (IO) 4198
82 THE (AT) HALF (NN1@) OF (IO) 4086
83 IN (II) HALF (DB) THE (AT) 4080
84 THE (AT) HALF (NN1@) , (,) 4077
85 THAT (CST) HALF (DB) OF (IO) 4072
86 OTHER (JJ) HALF (NN1@) . (.) 3935

88 ALMOST (RR) HALF (DB) A (AT1) 3884

90 THAN (CSN) HALF (DB) AN (AT1) 3807
91 THAN (CSN) HALF (DB) ( (() 3755

93 OTHER (JJ) HALF (NN1@) IS (VBZ) 3715

95 A (AT1) HALF (DB) TIMES (NNT2) 3573
96 A (AT1) HALF (DB) MINUTES (NNT2) 3561
97 UPPER (JJ) HALF (NN1@) OF (IO) 3454
98 EVERY (AT1) HALF (DB) HOUR (NNT1) 3446
99 LEAST (RR22) HALF (DB) A (AT1) 3349
100 IS (VBZ) HALF (DB) OF (IO) 3184

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