halfway decent

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halfway decent

Somewhat good, useful, or enjoyable, but not very; passable. Anyone with a halfway decent phone can access the Internet these days! John: "So, what did you think of the film?" Bill: "Eh, it was halfway decent, I guess."
See also: decent, halfway
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As Marty put it, "You can be a halfway decent shot on upland birds as an instinctive shooter, but to be consistently good on other types of game you must learn to deliberately 'shoot pictures.
2%, is also struggling to revive its own labour market, with low-skilled people who are currently migrating to the European Union in great numbers facing a near-zero chance of landing a halfway decent job.
I made a decision: I would stay six months, enough time to look halfway decent on my resume.
I thought we had halfway decent coverage on the touchdown.
T We're essentially admitting defeat - we can't think of anything new to produce that's halfway decent.
Iama true camping survivor these days and I have learned not to let little things like freezing temperatures and floods take the edge off the fun, especially if there's a halfway decent pub nearby.
Fiona has no place in her life for "a halfway decent musician in a 12-dollar suit.
Judging by what you say, your agent hasn't tried to persuade you to accept the first halfway decent offer, either - which also suggests that he knows what he is doing.
There could be a halfway decent rom-com in there somewhere, but it's buried under layers of awkwardness, toilet jokes and vomit," said one, while another posted, "It's quirky, raunchy and at times totally offensive.
At first we even could not believe that there isn't a halfway decent map of the city?
You'll need to feed them a lot to get a halfway decent harvest.
The curry leaf scallops, dusted with crushed papad to offset the softness of the shellfish, and served with mustard cress, pack in quite a punch; the asparagus chilla , stacked up in layers, with its crunch balancing the unctuousness of its creamy dressing, is a brilliant reinvention of a common dish; and of course, the narangi black cod is a refreshing change after the surfeit of the sweet miso variant that every halfway decent ' Oriental' restaurant has on its menu -- the gentle sweetness of the oranges that not many chefs use in the country give a new taste dimension to the buttery flesh of the fish.
Woods, who followed up his birdie on the 15th with an eagle on the 16th, said: "I played halfway decent today and hit a lot of good shots.
A few decades ago, no one would touch a halfway decent Chablis for at least five years, until its searingly sharp acids had begun to settle down a bit.