Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


I was on the way, my Love, to meet you (I never do things by halves), when I got your card.

Everything which benefits one of the halves benefits the other.

Spread the jam at the bottom, and lay on it the sponge cakes, cut in halves.

Put them in the milk, with the onions cut in halves, and pepper and salt.

When the fruit is nearly ripe, pare and cut some in halves; break the stones, blanch the kernels, and put them to the fruit.

For myself, I divide it into two halves—the one petitioning, the other offering.

They were aware that Arulai's "marks" were likely to be emphatic, for Arulai never does things by halves.

As you know, we produced our halves of the formula separately.

The bolt had been taken by the door—and one of the door's two halves was ajar!

But how is one gentleman's servant to split himself in halves?