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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HALF MEASURE

The benighted instincts of the Shaunekuks know no half measure.

If I don't, it will be a half and half measure which will satisfy no one.

Even when we think we are thinking in words, we do so only in half measure.

This half measure was as ineffective as was to have been expected.

"I'll go on half measure and let Mr. Verslun have the other half," laughed Holman.

Jelly from green grapes needs one half measure more of sugar.

The Constituent Assembly had committed a gross error in stopping at a half measure in reforming the clergy in France.

But this was only a half measure: Spain still continued the privilege of retaining the traffic south of that limit.

And often, in spite of the orders of Maitre Lucas, he would economize on the nag's food, only giving him half measure.

At best it can be regarded as only a half measure toward the abolition of the trade in intoxicants.

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