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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."
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decent

mod. good; very good. This is some pretty decent jazz.
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The groups also called on the government to pressure states to treat Lebanese decently.
I am not a toff, but was brought up poor (to use an unfashionable term) but decently in Blyth.
But Helen Jones is right to stress that new jobs should be long-term and decently paid.
Worry when there are lots of decently paid jobs here.
So dear Upset Expat just be satisfied that you and I had a proper upbringing and know how to behave decently in public.
These are the rhinorumped, hippo-hipped horrors who now amble along wearing sleevelessvestsand lycra shorts, elephantine shapes that should be decently shielded from our eyes.
The MP argued that the LF is in favor of allowing Palestinians to live decently but on condition that they (Palestinians) keep their status as refugees in the country.
Sources told the paper that police gave haircuts to some of the youngsters and also made their parents sign an "undertaking" to ensure that their children dressed decently in the future.
Treat them decently and they will keep coming back to you.
The 'Dictionnaire des Termes Militaires/Dictionary of Military Terms' also compiled by Nikolay Novichkov, but this time in tandem with Henri Goursau, is also a decently sized and useful book for all those that have to juggle with military terminology from English into French.
But the Indians have proved that they are already ahead by attracting the best talent and the league has started off decently.
They scrummaged decently and held their own at lineouts where lock Ben Griffiths stood out, but otherwise were clearly second best in most phases and lacking their usual stern defence.
If we could achieve similar transaction prices, we could absorb our legacy costs and still be decently profitable.
Hall was at second base when Drew was summoned to pinch-hit for starter Mark Hendrickson, who pitched decently while giving up four runs on eight hits over six innings.
However, her death was dramatically rather matter-of-fact: decently sung, but not memorable.