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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

decent

mod. good; very good. This is some pretty decent jazz.
References in classic literature ?
But, Claire, you know, there are some things--what I mean is, if they like me at Brown's, it's awfully decent of them and all that, but I couldn't take advantage of it to plant a fellow like Breitstein on them.
The decent hair-guard that went round his neck and took care of his decent silver watch was an object of envy to her.
He won a decent 1m2f contest on Derby day last year, but struggled after.
Roadtoabbeyfeale, who was backed from 7-1 into 3-1 joint-favourite, closed on A Decent Excuse on the run-in after the runner-up made a mistake at the last hurdle and landed a length down.
Muhammad Saifullah Chaudhry, Senior Programme Officer ILO highlighted ILO-UNHCR ongoing preparatory initiative on decent work deficits of Afghan Refugees Workers and presented the key features of the ILO Convention 143 on migrant Workers.
Diplo and the Mad Decent team have always been innovators of new sounds, and we're excited to hear how DJs, remixers, and producers around the world will put their own personal flavors on this new record," said Blaise DeAngelo, Director of Artist Relations at Grooveshark.
North Tyneside Mayor Linda Arkley said: "Our tenants deserve to have decent housing and this work has helped improve the quality of life for people living in the borough.
The decent homes scheme was supposed to see all housing association and council properties fitted with double glazing and central heating by the end of this year.
We are saying, 'This is the price at which you can be pretty confident about getting a decent bottle of wine'.
People in authority, put there to protect decent people from the yobs who live by different standards to the rest of us, do not protect at all.
The council's cabinet has approved the Decent Homes Plan for 2007-11 which will see work done to 14,900 homes.
Belle's Leito, the last decent guy in the lawless enclave, is sold out by local crime lord Taha (Bibi Naceri, who also wrote the script with Besson) and winds up in prison -- while the bad guy keeps Leito's feisty sister Lola (Dany Verissimo) drugged and on a leash.
I was born and raised on North Wales but soon realised that I'd have to move away to get a decent job with a decent wage.
We pay pop stars and footballers a fortune, yet real people, such as, firemen have to fight for a decent living wage.
A group statement said: "Meeting the government's Decent Homes Standard will ensure tenants' homes are in a reasonable state of repair, with at least some reasonably modern facilities and are warm.