One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In or into two halves or pieces.‘he tore the piece of paper in two’
- ‘One might have expected the rope to snap in two, but it was made of stronger stuff.’
- ‘On the debit side of the ledger, my main frustration is that the film was cut in two.’
- ‘She gives him a warm smile as he folds the paper in two and hands it back to her.’
- ‘My family has been ripped in two and things are never going to be the same again.’
- ‘York is set to be split in two, with the inner city separated from an outer York seat.’
- ‘A visit lets you step back in time to an era which saw this city torn in two and families divided.’
- ‘The tree was first cut in two, then the centre of the tree was removed and the outer part shaped to act as a boat.’
- ‘The most startling story we heard was one who said a neighbour was in bed and a tree fell on their home and cut it in two.’
- ‘The good news was that it was neatly cut in two, so only another wall had to be built to make it usable.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.