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at half-mast

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishat half-mastat half-masta) MIDDLEif a flag is flying at half-mast, it has been raised to the middle of the pole in order to show respect and sadness for someone who has died b) British English humorousSHORT/NOT LONG if a piece of clothing is at half-mast, it is lower down the body than is usual half-mast
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