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half-time

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Sport
half-timeˌhalf-ˈtime, half time noun [uncountable]  DSa short period of rest between two parts of a game, such as football or basketballat half-time The score at half-time was 34–7. a half-time lead full time
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half-timeEach Neighbourhood Office was allocated a half-time under-fives worker post, despite a large increase in workload.After half-time, Leeds came out firing.They even shared cream cakes and tea from a flask at half-time.Excellent kicking from winger Paul Eastwood pushed Hull into a commanding 10-point lead at half-time.Jones's wing partner Wayne Proctor scored next and flanker Mark Perego got another before half-time.Northampton were in business again, not least because Steele kicked a third penalty goal immediately before half-time.Collegians, with wind advantage, had trouble converting their pressure into points and led just 8-0 on the stroke of half-time.
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