Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Halfway"

The meaning of "Halfway" in various phrases and sentences

Q: She was halfway up the stairs to my bedroom before she heard the TV, and then in two seconds flat she was standing in front of me.

what’s the meaning of “in two seconds flat”? ne anlama geliyor?
A: It means “precisely” two seconds. No more, no less.
Q: halfway house ne anlama geliyor?
A: Half way houses are pretty much a center or housing for people who struggled with addiction and i think sometimes domestic abuse or things like that. It’s a place they can go and have a place to stay while they try to get back on their feet.
Q: He was third fastest at the halfway point ne anlama geliyor?
A: Halfway point is the half of the total distance

If the distance was one mile and there were 5 runners, at 0.5 of the mile, among the 5 people, he is third fastest(third place so far)
Q: halfway through ne anlama geliyor?
A: It’s like the middle.

“We’re only halfway through the school year”

Which means you’ve completed one half but still have the last half of the school year to complete.
Q: Can you make this easier English?
"We wouldn't have to argue if you just meet me halfway." ne anlama geliyor?
A: It’s essentially saying “we should compromise” Halfway means between my point of view and yours. So if we worked out a solution that was between the two, we wouldn’t need to argue

Example sentences using "Halfway"

Q: halfway ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: thank you!
Q: halfway through ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: She cut the cake only halfway through. she realized her diet was more important.

We left the concert halfway through. It was so boring!

I only listened to the song halfway through, it’s not my style.

I watched this TV show halfway through! It was so good, I can’t wait to finish it.
Q: "Through" and "halfway through" ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: Almost. You'd want to say "I read through the book" or "I read the book the whole way through". If you didn't finish the book you could say "I read halfway through the book". If you're not talking about a book you would do the same thing. For example, "we went through the museum" or "we went halfway through the museum". If you're taking about cutting something or breaking it, you could say, "I cut halfway through the cake". Or conversely "I cut through the cake". Just saying through is very general and could mean the whole way through or just partway. Halfway through specifically means you only completed half of something or went half the distance of something
Q: halfway through ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: Halfway through the movie, my tv broke.

Halfway through reading my book, I felt hungry.

I felt sleepy halfway through the ride home.
Q: halfway through ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: I've been working on the project forever but I'm only halfway through.

He's a fast eater! He's already halfway through that sandwich.

Synonyms of "Halfway" and their differences

Q: between ve halfway between arasındaki fark nedir?
A: “Halfway between” is a more specific point of reference
- I live halfway between my grandma’s house & school.
—> means that from your house, it’s approximately equal distance to each your grandma’s house & school

“Between” is a looser term, meaning anywhere between point A & point B
- I live between the convenience store & the main road.
—> we don’t know how far from each you live, just that if you pass by either then it’s the wrong way
Q: Even though I was already halfway to the airport, I turned around and I came home. ve Even though I was already halfway through to the airport, I turned around and I came home. arasındaki fark nedir?
A: It seems like the 'to' used here means you're on your way to the airport (e.g. walking or driving to the airport) while 'through' means you're halfway INSIDE the airport, probably halfway through the process before taking off.
Q: in halfway ve in between arasındaki fark nedir?
A: "In" is more general while "halfway" is more specific.

Example: I am halfway through the tunnel. (Tell your position in the tunnel.)
I am in a tunnel. (Only tells that you are in a tunnel.)
Q: halfway through ve in the middle of arasındaki fark nedir?
A: Halfway through means you're almost there. You've finished at least half of what you are doing.

Translations of "Halfway"

Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? halfway
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Other questions about "Halfway"

Q: You've reached the halfway point of your goal. Keep it up to meet the goal! bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: Maybe instead of saying "Keep it up to meet your goal!". Try saying "Keep it up until you reach your goal!".
Q: He went to smoke halfway through the work. bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: He went to smoke halfway through work.
Q: i'm not even halfway the goal score. bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: "I'm not even halfway to scoring the goal."
Q: you looks halfway between asian and eastern bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: "You look half asian and half eastern"
Q: I will meet you at halfway. bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: "I'll meet you halfway there" = I'll meet you between one location and another
"I'll meet you halfway" = I'll mostly agree to our terms / I'll do half of the work / I'll pay half (Kind of vague and situational)
"I'll meet you at Halfway" = 'Halfway' as if it were a real, physical location (town, store etc)

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