[ haf-glas-iz, hahf-glah-siz ]
/ ˈhæfˌglæs ɪz, ˈhɑfˌglɑ sɪz /
noun (used with a plural verb)
a pair of eyeglasses, often shaped like the lower half of regular eyeglasses, containing lenses to aid in reading and not suitable for distance vision.
CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THIS MIDDLE SCHOOL PART OF SPEECH QUIZ!
How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
Question 1 of 10
In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.
Words nearby half-glasses
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Example sentences from the Web for half-glasses
Then he poured two half-glasses of the clear gin, swallowed his portion, and sat down.The Best Short Stories of 1915|Various