half as much/many again as

idiom

British
used to say that the size or amount of one thing is 50 percent more than another
If 100 people were expected and 150 came, half as many people came again as were expected.
This dress costs half as much again as that one.

Dictionary Entries Near half as much/many again as

half asleep

half as much/many again as

half-ass

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“Half as much/many again as.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/half%20as%20much%2Fmany%20again%20as. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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