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English Reference for nakaba (なかば)

adverbial noun noun noun (suffix) middle, half, semi, halfway, partly
Example sentences
Literature flourishes best when it is half a trade and half an art
Half of the bananas in the basket were rotten
The difficulty with biography is that it is partly record and partly art
There's many a slip between the cup and the lip
She married again in her mid-forties
Making a good start is half the battle
The first prohibition of slavery was in the mid-nineteenth century
Well begun is half done
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