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half-pintA unit of volume used for liquids equal to half of a pint.Rate it:

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half-pintHalf a pint of beer.Rate it:

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half-pintA small child.Rate it:

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you can't get a quart into a pint potWhat is being discussed is not possible.They've asked me to get to New York by five o'clock, but you can't get a quart into a pint pot!Rate it:

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six of one, half a dozen of the otherThe two alternatives are equivalent or indifferent; it doesn't matter which one we choose.Rate it:

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half a loaf is better than nonePossession or attainment of a partial object, achievement, result, etc is preferable to having no object, achievement, or result at all.Rate it:

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hell and half of georgiaA very large region; everywhere.Rate it:

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half a mindA moderate inclination.Rate it:

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half nelsonwrestling holdRate it:

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all over hell's half acreAll over the place; everywhere.Rate it:

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baker's half dozenSeven, a group of seven.Rate it:

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better halfspouseRate it:

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centre halffootballerRate it:

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glass-half-emptypessimisticRate it:

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glass-half-fulloptimisticRate it:

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go off half-cockedTo take a premature or ill-considered action.Rate it:

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half a dozensixRate it:

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half a loaf is better than no breadAlternative form of half a loaf is better than none.Rate it:

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half a loaf is better than no loafAlternative form of half a loaf is better than none.Rate it:

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half hourperiod of 30 minutesRate it:

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half-bakedPartially cooked by heating in an oven.Rate it:

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half-nakedWith very few clothes on; revealing lots of one's body.Rate it:

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half-nakedWith very few clothes on.Rate it:

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not half badPretty good; okay; decent.Rate it:

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other halfA spouse.Rate it:

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six of one, half dozen of anotherIt makes no difference, they're still the same.Rate it:

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too clever by halfShrewd but flawed by overthinking or excessive complexity, with a resulting tendency to be unreliable or unsuccessful.Rate it:

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well begun is half doneMuch depends on the beginning of an endeavor.Rate it:

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brass ringOne and one half inch diameter iron rings were offered riders on a Carousel by a dispensing device alongside: A Brass Ring was inserted into the dispenser at random. The Carousel Rider who succeeded in snatching the Brass Ring was rewarded A Free Ride upon return to the Operator of the Brass Ring:Rate it:

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bat aroundWhen at least nine batters bat in a half inning.Rate it:

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cut a rugTo dance, especially in a vigorous manner and in one of the dance styles of the first half of the twentieth century.Rate it:

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as often as notMore or less half of the time; on many occasions but not always; frequently.Rate it:

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bat five hundredTo be successful half of the time, to have a success rate of 50%.Rate it:

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bring it weakTo fail to accomplish an accomplishable task or to make an attempt at less than maximum effort; to "half-ass" or "fake the funk".Rate it:

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fork overI forked over half the allotment this morning.Rate it:

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go halfsiesTo share something by splitting it in half.Rate it:

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moving along at a snail's paceThe slow start of an agenda, the maintenance of a slothful effort, spending half a day to complete a two hour job.Rate it:

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out on the tilesI've had a pint of bitter and now I'm feeling better and I'm out on the tiles." Led Zeppelin in their song "Out on the tiles", 1970.Rate it:

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tomorrow is another dayTomorrow will bring new opportunities and a fresh start for one's endeavors.1600, author unknown, "Phillidaes Love-call to her Coridon, and his replying" (song), in England's Helicon, printed at London by I.R. for John Flasket:Phil. Yonder comes my Mother, Coridon,whether shall I flie?Cor. Under yonder Beech my lovely one,while she passeth by.Say to her thy true-Love was not heere,remember, remember,to morrow is another day:1896, Amelia E. Barr, A Knight of the Nets, ch. 8:"Well, well, my dear lass, to-night we cannot work, but we may sleep. . . . Keep a still heart tonight, and tomorrow is another day."1936, Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind, ch. 63:"Tomorrow, I'll think of some way to get him back. After all, tomorrow is another day."2005, Fran Schumer, "JERSEY: In Princeton, Taking On Harvard's Fuss About Women," New York Times, 19 June (retrieved 18 Aug. 2009):"Half of me is depressedRate it:

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twenty winksa very short sleep, half as long as forty winks.Rate it:

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