half as big/much/good as


used to say that the size, amount, or quality of one thing is half or nearly half that of another
The bush is half as tall as the tree.This dress costs half as much as that one.If 100 people were expected and 50 came, only half as many people came as were expected.If he can play the guitar half as well as he can sing, he should have quite a career.

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“Half as big/much/good as.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/half%20as%20big%2Fmuch%2Fgood%20as. Accessed 31 Mar. 2023.

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