not half

not half
not half 1) not nearly. 2) informal not at all. 3) Brit. informal to an extreme degree.
Main Entry: half

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  • not half as — not ˈhalf as | not ˈhalf such a idiom not nearly • He is not half such a fool as they think. Main entry: ↑halfidiom …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Not half! — British & Australian, informal something that you say when you agree strongly with something that has just been said or you are keen to accept an offer. Do you fancy a drink, then? Not half! He s a nice looking bloke, isn t he? Not half! …   New idioms dictionary

  • Not half — 1. not really; not at all: His first poems were not half bad ; 2. certainly! indeed! …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • not half — Australian Slang 1. not really; not at all: His first poems were not half bad ; 2. certainly! indeed! …   English dialects glossary

  • not half — British spoken used for emphasizing what you are saying, or for emphasizing that you mean yes I never thought we d win. We weren t half lucky. Are you keen on motor racing? Yeah, not half! …   English dictionary

  • not half bad — (informal) Pretty good, excellent • • • Main Entry: ↑bad * * * not half bad spoken phrase used for saying that someone or something is good, especially when they are better than you expected them to be It’s one of the cheapest printers around,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • not half such a — not ˈhalf as | not ˈhalf such a idiom not nearly • He is not half such a fool as they think. Main entry: ↑halfidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • not\ half\ bad — • not (so) bad • not half bad adj informal Pretty good; all right; good enough. The party last night was not bad. It was not so bad, as inexpensive vacations go. The show was not half bad …   Словарь американских идиом

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