The Post presented a half-dozen examples of plagiarism (which can be viewed here) but downplayed their significance.
With Athens recently alarmed by a half-dozen cases of West Nile virus, the attempt at humor went mostly unappreciated.
When President Obama finished, the half-dozen diehards that listened to the entire speech share their mixed reactions.
She is not only a third-term House member but spent a half-dozen years before that in the Minnesota Senate.
However, astronomers have only identified a half-dozen or so IMBH candidates, and some of those claims are controversial.
I have not seen a half-dozen who did not damn the President.
To the casual observer he might have been any one of a half-dozen of his playmates.
The signal was answered by a general throwing down of tools, and the half-dozen men at work made their way towards the tent.
A half-dozen boys hung on every word as the utterance of an oracle.
A steady sergeant and half-dozen men are quickly posted as a guard.