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hail-fellow-well-met

Very friendly, often obnoxiously or disingenuously so. I don't think George is as nice as he seems—he just strikes me as hail-fellow-well-met.

hale and hearty

Healthy. It's true that she was in the hospital a few weeks ago, but she's hale and hearty now.
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hale and hearty

Cliché healthy. The young infant was hale and hearty. The calf—hale and hearty—ran around the barnyard.
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hale-fellow-well-met

Fig. friendly to everyone; falsely friendly to everyone. (Usually said of males.) Yes, he's friendly, sort of hale-fellow-well-met. He's not a very sincere person. Hail-fellow-well-met—you know the type. What a pain he is. Good old Mr. Hail-fellow-well-met. What a phony!

hale and hearty

In robust good health, as in After her long bout with pneumonia, I was glad to see her hale and hearty. This redundant expression, since both hale and hearty here mean "healthy," probably survives owing to its pleasing alliteration. [Mid-1800s]
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hail-fellow-well-met

showing excessive familiarity.
1979 Steven Levenkron The Best Little Girl in the World Harold was accustomed to hail-fellow-well-met salesmen and deferential secretaries and even irate accountants.

hale and ˈhearty

(especially of old people) strong and healthy: She was still hale and hearty in her nineties.
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hale and hearty

Healthy and vigorous. This term, which dates from the mid-nineteenth century, is redundant, since hale and hearty both mean “healthy.” It survived, no doubt, because of its pleasing alliteration. Thomas Hardy used it in The Dynasts (1903): “We be the King’s men, hale and hearty.”
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In April, Hales was withdrawn from the England team and was forced to serve a three-week ban for recreational drug use
But with the ban only triggered by the second failed drug test of Hales' career, it remains to be seen whether his insistence that he is fully focused on his cricket will be enough to ensure he is retained in the final World Cup squad come May 23 when the final decision is due.
"I am delighted to be back with Islamabad United for this year's HBL Pakistan Super League and I can't wait to play in front of our passionate fans, Hales, one of the top 10 batsmen in the ICC T20I rankings, said on Tuesday.
Hales shared 71 runs for the third wicket with Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal (13, 8 balls, 1 four, 1 six) in 25 balls.
Danielle Hale and her son, Conner, 8 help friends rebuild their home damaged by Hurricane Harvey, on August 11, 2018.
Stokes, 27, has insisted he was acting in self-defence when he hit Ryan Ali, 28, and Ryan Hale, 27, after they had abused two gay men near a nightclub in Bristol.
Mr Hales told the officers that he had not witnessed any of the alleged fight.
The ECB statement read: "Alex Hales will now be considered for England selection, following confirmation that he is no longer a suspect in relation to an incident in Bristol in September.
Prior to that, Hales was presiding bishop of the Church from April 1985.
We can reveal that the England players are shocked that after Ben Stokes (inset) was arrested in Bristol following an alleged street brawl at 2.30am on Monday, Hales (right) failed to report the incident to Andrew Strauss, ECB n aa eport Mt Director of Cricket.
But Hales, who was present at the bust-up, failed to notify director of cricket Strauss about it before he headed to a golf course 120 miles away.
London [UK], August 6 ( ANI ): England batsman Alex Hales fell agonisingly short of equalling Chris Gayle's record of the fastest century in T20 cricket, dismissed just short of three figures in England's domestic T20 competition on Saturday.
Neither Hales nor Surrey's Mark Stoneman were included in England's Test squad announced on Saturday, but each sent a timely message to Joe Root and the selectors as Hales smashed a match-winning 187 not out after Stoneman had posted 144, also unbeaten.
Early in his career, Hales focused on coastal studies, including beaches, ports and harbors, and working on physical models.