[ haf-sohl, hahf- ]
/ ˈhæfˌsoʊl, ˈhɑf- /
verb (used with object), half-soled, half-sol·ing.
to repair or renew (a shoe) by putting on a new half sole.
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.
Origin of half-sole
First recorded in 1785–95
Words nearby half-sole
Definition for half-sole (2 of 2)
that part of the sole of a boot or shoe that extends from the shank to the end of the toe.
Origin of half sole
First recorded in 1860–65
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Example sentences from the Web for half-sole
"You can trim your toenails with it and half-sole your boots," he said.The Duke Of Chimney Butte|G. W. Ogden
British Dictionary definitions for half-sole
a sole from the shank of a shoe to the toe
(tr) to replace the half-sole of (a shoe)
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