Definition of part way in English:

part way

adverb

  • Part of the way.

    ‘part way along the corridor he stopped’
    • ‘‘It would appear that you're part-way there,’ Ky said.’
    • ‘The Burrs started training last year by climbing part-way up the world's sixth biggest mountain.’
    • ‘Delia recommends that they be toasted on both sides, then the edges pulled part-way apart and the interior filled liberally with butter, maybe with a little jam for added taste.’
    • ‘In a meeting today about it, half the people have suddenly realised that come next week, they're going to be at least part-way responsible for the website content that goes up from their departments.’
    • ‘Even if you never charge them, the possibility of extra fees makes your clients think harder about loading you with tons of work or changing their minds part-way through.’
    • ‘One manager recently completed a Diploma in Manufacturing Management and three others are currently part-way through Masters Degrees.’
    • ‘But then I couldn't insert a disk: it would go only part-way in, could not be read or written-to, and had to be manually ejected.’
    • ‘While deserving of commendation for that part-way return to a long-missed cup tradition, the FA never stray too far away from the propensity for shooting themselves in the foot.’
    • ‘As a result, when she lost control of the car she was thrown part-way out of the driver's side window.’
    • ‘However, the light triangular base doesn't lend itself to keeping the joystick steady on a desk or feeling comfortable while held, and the support part-way down the joystick actually started to wear at my hand before long.’
    • ‘For about the last 20 years, part-way into the marking of examinations, there have been communications from examiners to markers.’
    • ‘You know, we're already part-way into the term.’
    • ‘That person apparently becomes a victim of second-hand smoke, and that is the only way that this Government can find to make this legislation even part-way logical and get it through this House.’
    • ‘She is now part-way through a PhD at Victoria University.’
    • ‘The family is the one place that should be a guarantee of safety to its members, especially its most vulnerable members, and this legislation goes part-way towards trying to define that and to defend that right.’
    • ‘Food suppliers are pushing bakeable ‘fries’ that are typically prepared part-way before freezing and shipping off to stores.’
    • ‘It was only part-way into the chase that Simon realised the two suspects on foot were carrying firearms so he immediately began to give a running commentary to his colleagues over his radio so they could call for back-up.’
    • ‘Two of her colleagues are now part-way through the same course.’
    • ‘They had befriended the victims outside a bar in before walking them part-way home and robbing them in an alleyway off Kendal Road.’
    • ‘Taylor pulled his bus part-way into the bus bay and stepped off his bus to encourage waiting passengers to leave the platform and board the bus.’
    halfway, in the middle, at the mid point, in the centre, equidistant
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Pronunciation

part way