Half past (thirty minutes past) 7:30 (half past seven) 10:30 (half past ten) 12:30 (half-past twelve)
half one in British English or half two. informal. 30 minutes after one o’clock, two o’clock, three o’clock, etc.
Likewise, what does half five mean? Eg “You have a half hour to do x.” We do say things like: “See you in a half hour”, but more often it’s “see you in half an hour.” Half five means 5.30. Usually the nearest 5.30, am or pm, eg “See you at half five.” The 24-hour clock (eg 17:32 or 1732) also eluded some of them.
In this regard, what time is half past10?
|It’s a quarter past nine.||9:15|
|It’s a half past ten.||10:30|
|It’s a quarter to eleven.||10:45|
|It’s twelve o’clock.||12:00|
What is half past2?
Time (2) In five minute increments, when it’s past the hour (up to 30 minutes past) we say “past“. When it’s before the hour (after 30 minutes past) we say “to”. 30 minutes is half an hour, we say “half past” or “thirty”.
Does 1.5 mean one and a half?
However, for the specific case of 1.5 hours, the usual expression is “an hour and a half”. This usage is so common that “One and a half hours” actually sounds strange.
What is a quarter after 8?
24-hour and 12-hour clock 8:15 a.m. It’s a quarter past eight a.m. 11 p.m.
What does half 9 mean?
In English, “half nine” means 9:30 — as in half past nine: as in half of the whole 9 o’clock hour. English doesn’t have the “half to” meaning that exists in quite a number of Continental European languages (e.g. halb neun in German means 8:30).
What does half 10 mean?
When we say “half ten” it’s a colloquial referring to the full phrase “half past ten”. This in turn means “half an hour past ten o’clock”, so 30 minutes after 10, making it 10:30.
What does half 6 mean?
“Half six” means “half past six” or 6:30. It does not mean “one half hour before 6:00PM”.
What does half 11 mean?
I would like to know if “half nine” means “8:30” or “9:30”, “half eleven” means “10:30” or “11:30” etc. Thank you very much.
What does 5 a 7 mean?
5/7 is an internet meme referring to an unusual film rating scale developed by a Facebook user. It’s used allusively to express ironic or earnest appreciation of online content.
What does I have your six mean?
I’ve got your back
What is a quarter to 4?
English (US) it means there are 15 minutes until it is 4 o’clock. it means there are 15 minutes until it is 4 o’clock.
What is a quarter after 1?
Quarter past or quarter after means 15 minutes after the stated hour. The first clock below is also read as quarter after 1 or 1:15.
What time is a quarter to 3?
In terms of Clocks and Times, Quarter to Three means quarter of an hour left for three o’clock. That means one-fourth of an hour(=15 minutes) left for 3:00. So that is 2:45 of the clock.
What is a quarter after 10?
Telling Time to the Nearest Quarter Hour. There are special ways to say times that end with the numbers 00, 15, 30, and 45. 5:00 – five o’clock. 5:15 – quarter after five (or, you could say, quarter past five) 5:30 – half past five.
What time is half 12?
When referring to the time Brits don’t use the American way using the word “after” or “before” here it’s almost always “past” and “to” the hour. Right now it’s fifteen minutes past twelve, or twelve fifteenand all’s well. Half nine (halb neun) is 8:30 in many German dialects.