Not-half sentence example
But the financial situation was desperate; the federal revenue, mostly from customs - which were evaded by extensive smuggling - was not half the expenditure; and Indian revolts in Yucatan (1847-1850) and in the Sierra Gorda had added to the strain.
There are only two towns, Bengazi and Derna, and not half a dozen settlements beside, worthy to be called villages.
If the journals of accounts, the letters and business documents, had come down to us en masse, they would no doubt have yielded to research the history and life of Egypt day by day; but those that now represent a thousand years of the Old Kingdom and Middle Kingdom together would not half fill an ordinary muniment chest.
Monuments of the XIIth Dynasty are abundant and often of splendid design and workmanship, whereas previously there had been little produced since the VIth Dynasty that was not half barbarous.
It is not half so wonderful as the conservation of force or the indestructibility of matter...Advertisement
If, as Huxley admits, even putting it with unnecessary force against himself,"the immortality of man is not half so wonderful as the conservation of force or the indestructibility of matter," the question then is, how far a critical analysis of our belief in the last-named doctrines will leave us in a position to regard them as the last stage in systematic thinking.
There's not half of it left.
Codonopsis - The members of this small genus of the Bellflower order are remarkable rather for a quaint, distinctive beauty of their own, not half of which is disclosed externally.
This means that if you are offering to mow someone's lawn, the UOS would be to mow the entire lawn, not half of it, just as with painting a room or filling a tooth-naturally you have to complete filling the tooth, not stop half way.
For example a serving of mashed potatoes is about the size of your fist, not half of your dinner plate even if you made them with skim milk and a low calorie butter-like spread.Advertisement
After joining forces with the team, and discovers he's really not half bad at this demon slaying business.