Translation of halftime in Spanish:


descanso, n.

Pronunciation /ˈhæftaɪm//ˌhɑːfˈtʌɪm/


  • 1

    (stage of game)
    descanso masculine
    medio tiempo masculine Latin America
    the score was 2-0 at halftime a mitad de tiempo iban 2 a 0
    • before noun halftime score marcador del descanso
    • A half-time change of the tactics by Oakbank saw them score at regular intervals.
    • We scored just before half-time which was important and then again in the second half.
    • At half-time Ellis revised the game plan and made a couple of tactical substitutions.
    • By half-time Dublin should have scored at least two more goals and four or five points.
    • At half-time Otley were the happier of the two teams as they were playing away to a much better placed team.
  • 2

    (of payment, salary)
    media jornada feminine
    to be on halftime trabajar media jornada
    • they've been put on halftime les han reducido el horario a media jornada