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half

1. half a pint, esp of beer
2. Scot a small drink of spirits, esp whisky
3. Golf an equal score on a hole or round with an opponent
4. (in various games) either of two periods of play separated by an interval (the first half and second half)
5. short for halfpenny
6. Sport short for halfback

What does it mean when you dream about a half of something?

The notion of half can be expressed in dreams in a number of different ways. A door half open can indicate indecision. If cut in half, one is in conflict with oneself, between one’s mind and one’s body.

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Half-Hearted Enemies explores the ambiguous wartime relationship in this most curious of wars.
Our commitment to fight terrorism is total and not half-hearted,'' the official said.
Bitter Arsenal fans will no doubt say Anelka's part in it was no more than a hopeful punt up the pitch, but there's no doubt he is much more of a team player now than when he used to score for the Gunners and run off to the corner on his own for a half-hearted celebration.
As you make your way past the many security guards with metal detectors and very cursory bag searches--a rather half-hearted, almost Ionesco--inspired response to 9/11-you are confronted again and again with films that reveal the face of hopelessness but that refuse its barren totalities.
Britain's Elaine Ratcliffe, a two-time Curtis Cup player who won the 1999 Evian Tour Rookie of the Year title, says she has a half-hearted approach to this season's circuit.
The curious blend of a reactionary conservatism with a sentimental affinity to modernism, and the subsequent, half-hearted embrace of post-modernity might be acceptable if it were a conscious choice.
The churches have one course of action open to them which they have attempted in the past, but in a half-hearted way.
With such a strong need for effective drug-abuse programs in the workplace, and the vast amount of help available," says Lindamood, "there's really no excuse fro developing and implementing half-hearted solutions.
It was that crusade of black and white abolitionists, growing into a great national movement, that pushed a reluctant Lincoln into finally issuing a half-hearted Emancipation Proclamation, and persuaded Congress to pass the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth amendments.
The eventual Republican nominee, Bob Dole, was forced to announce that he would cut taxes across the board by 15 percent in a half-hearted response to the popularity of Forbes simple and fair plan.
Apart from half-hearted suggestions that obstetrics may have improved, they offer no reason to suppose the youngest of the young escaped this trend.
Under fierce criticism from Americans United, state religious minorities and the news media, Jordan issued a half-hearted apology, but has refused to resign from his appointed board seat or drop his Commandments drive.