someone's other half


someone's other half
(someone's) better/other half old-fashioned someone's husband or wife or the person with whom they have a romantic relationship.

I should think 3.30 on Wednesday will be fine but I'd better check with my other half.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • someone's other half — someone’s other/better/half humorous phrase someone’s wife, husband, or partner Thesaurus: someone s husband, wife or partnerhyponym Main entry: half …   Useful english dictionary

  • someone's better half — (someone s) better/other half old fashioned someone s husband or wife or the person with whom they have a romantic relationship. I should think 3.30 on Wednesday will be fine but I d better check with my other half …   New idioms dictionary

  • other half — (someone s) better/other half old fashioned someone s husband or wife or the person with whom they have a romantic relationship. I should think 3.30 on Wednesday will be fine but I d better check with my other half …   New idioms dictionary

  • other half — noun singular HUMOROUS someone s husband, wife, or partner …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • half — /haf / (say hahf) noun (plural halves /havz / (say hahvz)) 1. one of the two equal (or approximately equal) parts into which anything is or may be divided. 2. Sport either of the two periods of a game. 3. Rugby Football a. → halfback …   Australian English dictionary

  • half — [ hæf ] (plural halves [ hævz ] ) function word, quantifier *** Half can be used in the following ways: as a predeterminer (followed by a word such as a, the, this, or his ): We live half a mile up the road. I have to spend half my time taking… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • half — half1 W1S1 [ha:f US hæf] predeterminer, pron, adj [only before noun] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(50%)¦ 2¦(most of)¦ 3¦(time)¦ 4¦(combination)¦ 5 half a dozen 6 half a/the chance 7 half an eye/ear 8 be half the battle 9 half a minute/moment/second etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • half */*/*/ — UK [hɑːf] / US [hæf] adjective, adverb, noun, number, predeterminer, pronoun Word forms half : singular half plural halves UK [hɑːvz] / US [hævz] Summary: Half can be used in the following ways: as a predeterminer (followed by a word such as a ,… …   English dictionary

  • half — 1 predeterminer, adjective (only before noun) 1 being half of an amount, time, distance, number etc: events that happened over half a century ago | Only half the guests had arrived by seven o clock. | The studio is only half a block away. | half… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • half — [[t]hɑ͟ːvz, AM hæ̱vz[/t]] ♦ halves 1) FRACTION Half of an amount or object is one of two equal parts that together make up the whole number, amount, or object. They need an extra two and a half thousand pounds to complete the project... More than …   English dictionary