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adverb & adjective
Costing half the normal price.as adjective ‘half-price admission’
- ‘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.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘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.’
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