half a bowl of rice

Discussion in 'English Only' started by lingyi, Oct 2, 2012.

  1. lingyi New Member

    Taiwan
    Chinese
    I know the expression a bowl of rice. Is the expression "half a bowl of rice" correct?
     
  2. eyeofhorus Senior Member

    English - Ireland
    Yes. It means that the bowl contains 50% of the rice it could hold.
     
  3. sound shift

    sound shift Senior Member

    Derby (central England)
    English - England
    Yes, it is.
     

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