The sliding door was part-way open, and through it was borne the moist air of a river bay and the purring wash of the tide.
Before he had finished Churchill was part-way up the stairs.
It was part-way toward the center of the sky when the journey began.
It was part-way open and the round good-natured face of Tom Barnum, filled now with anxiety, was framed in the opening.
Half-way following, part-way following, has become very common in some of the other parts of the world, where we don't live.
This second quarry was part-way up a hill; or rather, it was a hill of granite which men were digging out and carrying away.