Polish English Dictionary

język polski - English

połowa in English:

1. half

It's half past eight.
Although rainforests make up only two percent of the earth's surface, over half the world's wild plant, animal and insect species live there.
I love trying out new things, so I always buy products as soon as they hit the store shelves. Of course, half the time I end up wishing I hadn't.
Since I installed solar panels on my house, my energy bill has been cut in half.
Half the fun of giving and receiving presents at any party is to see and talk about what everyone else brought.
Around half of middle-school students in Japan have mobile phones, but if you look at those in high school then 97% have them.
Almost half the men in Great Britain regularly give chocolate to their partner, especially for their birthday.
Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save.
Globalization has gone mad: why transport Spanish cucumbers to exterminate the Northern Germans when half of them live in Mallorca? We need to rationalize all of that and adopt a more solid method of bacterial decontamination.
Now, one and a half billion more human beings can live on the earth's surface, supporting themselves by working for others.
Boeing, which builds more than half the world's commercial airliners, is understandably keen to draw attention to what can go wrong besides planes.
Humans are amphibians — half spirit and half animal.... As spirits they belong to the eternal world, but as animals they inhabit time.
Four metres of this material cost nine francs; therefore, two metres cost four and a half francs.
I sat down to translate the sentence shown on the main page into my native language, and half an hour and two dozen sentences later I had to convince myself to stop.

English word "połowa"(half) occurs in sets:

Fiszki z książki - "The Golden Calf" (M. E. Braddon)
Fiszki z książki - "The Zeit-Geist" (Lily Dougall)
Fiszki z książki - "The Factory Boy" (Madeline Les...
Fiszki z książki - "The Gray Goose's Story" (Amy P...
Fiszki z książki - "The Downfall [La Débâcle]" (Ém...

2. halve

we halved the price
if something halves, it is reduced by half
Due to strict environmental laws, pollution levels have been halved.
The industry's rush of consolidation in the last decade nearly halved the number of banks in the U.S. to around 7,500.; The potatoes will cook more quickly if you halve them before you put them in the oven; Their profits have halved in the last six months
In our monogamous part of the world, to marry means to halve one’s rights and double one's duties.

English word "połowa"(halve) occurs in sets:

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