from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. Informal To a certain degree or distance; in part: partway to town; not even partway reasonable.
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- adv. To some extent
- adv. In part
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Is it possible to join partway thru the year or just at the beginning?
It helps, especially with limes which are harder to juice anyway, to score the skin partway in three or four places.
Warner wants to change the terms partway through the contract, makes threats.
He drew his sword partway out of its black leather scabbard.
Now if only there was some sort of term for people "partway" from being a liberal to being a conservative...
" Reaching down, he drew the sword partway from its scabbard.
She opened the door partway and looked out at me with a face so full of anger it took my breath away.
WASHINGTON mdash; The chin started trembling partway down the center aisle as the applause rose to a roar.
WASHINGTON — The chin started trembling partway down the center aisle as the applause rose to a roar.
When, partway through their freshman year, Minette suddenly fell victim to an increasing torrent of racist harassment and vicious slurs - from within the apparent safety of their tolerant, "enlightened" campus - Genna felt it her duty to protect her roommate at all costs.
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