One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Half the usual price at which something is offered for sale.‘selected lines are at half price’‘we got all the equipment for half price’
- ‘Supporters who bought season tickets for the 2003-04 campaign at half-price are to be asked to make a further contribution to the football club.’
- ‘Hamman had offered to sell Cardiff shirts for half-price to fans who traded in an English club shirt - the trade-ins were then to be burned on the Ninian Park pitch.’
- ‘For computer users looking for entertainment, there are sports and action games, some of them available at half-price.’
- ‘The City chairman said he was continuing to hold talks with a number of potential sponsors but was still not able to name the sponsor that had made it possible for him to sell season tickets for next season at half-price.’
- ‘Plus, if you buy one marked-down sample pair from the display wall, you get the second sample pair for half-price.’
Costing half the normal price.‘children are eligible for half-price tickets’
- ‘With the way cleared for its £40 million survival package, Aer Lingus has launched a price war by offering over 500,000 half-price seats between January and the end of March.’
- ‘Special promotions like the October to April First Stop York By Train Campaign, which offered half-price admission into York's attractions, were aimed at developing off-peak business.’
- ‘Additional crowd pleasers are the restaurant's daily Hoppy Hour, which features half-price appetizers and discounted beer, and BJ's 1/2 gallon growler to go.’
- ‘This proof-of-age card, which allows holders to travel half-price on public transport, is automatically issued to all youngsters through their schools.’
- ‘Staying put is still cheaper than buying half-price tickets.’
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