English version

half-mast

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhalf-mastˌhalf-ˈmast noun 🔊 🔊 at half-mast
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half-mastJerry's eyelids are at half-mast.For instance, a flag at half-mast is a symbol of grief, whereas tears are a sign of grief.Flags at half-mast, commemorative wreaths, speeches and Solemn music marked the day.The flags were flying at half-mast.He wore a short-sleeved dress shirt with the collar open and his necktie at half-mast.
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