going into halftime

Some sports, like basketball and American football, have a break between the first and second half of the game. This break is called "halftime". It lasts for about 10-15 minutes, depending on the sport and the level (high school, college, professional, etc.).

Sports announcers and journalists often talk about what the score was at halftime. The phrase "going into halftime" is common.

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