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    in half

    I have the sentence "The brain is divided in half".
    Does "in half" work as an adverb ?
    Can we say instead by the sentence "The brain is divided into two halves" ?
    Thank you very much !

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    Re: in half

    Quote Originally Posted by crazYgeeK View Post
    I have the sentence "The brain is divided in half".
    Does "in half" work as an adverb ?
    Can we say instead by the sentence "The brain is divided into two halves" ?
    Thank you very much !
    You say 'divided into', not 'divided in'.

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    Re: in half

    Quote Originally Posted by tedtmc View Post
    You say 'divided into', not 'divided in'.

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    Did you mean "divided into half" or "divided into halves" ?
    I'm sorry but that's not my sentence. I found it on a English website describing how the brain works.
    Thank you!

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    Re: in half

    I would use divided in half and divided into halves.

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