other half


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other half

n. Informal
1. A person's spouse or romantic partner.
2. A person to whom one feels very close, especially a twin.
3. Those whose socioeconomic position contrasts markedly with one's own: see how the other half lives.

[Possibly on the model of better half.]
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The second part Saga of Love: The Kingdom of Darkness continues the story of the soulmates love when Prince Alexander, by giving his life for the only true love, his other half in spirit, transcends to mysterious planes of the Universe with the divine help of the Goddess of Love and angelic beings.
To me, it is half filled with water and the other half with air.
Half the participants were instructed to spend the money on themselves and the other half were told to spend the money on others.