not half as good, nice, etc. as somebody/something
not half as (something) (as someone or something)
Not possessing nearly as much of some quality or characteristic as someone or something else. I enjoy playing tennis, but I'm not half as good as my brother. The movie's nearly an hour longer than the last one, and it's not half as exciting.
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not ˈhalf as good, nice, etc. as somebody/somethingnot nearly as good, nice, etc. as somebody/something: She’s not half as nice as her sister. ♢ His new book isn’t half as interesting as his last one.
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