on the half hour

idiom

: at half past the hour : at 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, etc.
Tours start on the half hour.

Examples of on the half hour in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web To compound issues for Pioli, Malick Thiaw withdrew from the game on the half hour mark and is due to be out of action until 2024. Emmet Gates, Forbes, 30 Nov. 2023 Peterson-Dumesnil grounds tours will be available on the half hour at 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. The Courier-Journal, 31 May 2023 Sessions starting on the half hour and lasting 25 minutes have allowed access to books, magazines, audio books and DVDs, as well as public computers. courant.com, 18 Sep. 2020 But Belgium would be left to regret its failure to capitalize on that early dominance as Italy took the lead on the half hour mark. Matias Grez, CNN, 2 July 2021 Tours will go out every hour on the half hour, with the first tour departing at 10:30 a.m. and the last tour departing at 3:30 p.m. courant.com, 19 Mar. 2021 Doors open at 7 p.m. and fashion shows will run on the half hour from 8-10:30 p.m. There will be an after-party at the Boulon Hotel next door from 10:30 to 2 a.m. Rod Stafford Hagwood, sun-sentinel.com, 6 July 2021 While the lights will be on display every night, an enhanced show featuring music will be held on the half hour from 5-8:30 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays. Kathy Cichon, chicagotribune.com, 3 Dec. 2020

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“On the half hour.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20the%20half%20hour. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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