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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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Speaking ahead of the pageant about her determination to give it her all, she said: 'I don't like to do things half-heartedly.
At the time, according to her 2001 memoir, she was half-heartedly pursuing a job at Morgan Stanley.
Young people, better acclimated in the Soviet state if necessarily cynical about its rewards, seek love, friendship, success, repeating half-heartedly the current cant while dreaming of making the right connection, talking the talk, getting ahead.
Tax reform advanced half-heartedly is really no tax reform at all.
I don't allow the children the do things half-heartedly because I know if they do, they will only get half-hearted results.
But she too has difficulty translating her ideas into reality, and only half-heartedly supports John and Susie's marriage.
Among other things, Hilts discusses pain-killers that destroy liver function; the soft-pedaling of scientists' warnings about severe side effects; the antibiotic chloramphenicol, which was only reluctantly and half-heartedly recalled by its manufacturer even after the company learned the drug caused a fatal blood disorder; and heart medications that quietly killed more people than they saved, even while the FDA was criticized for not approving them fast enough.
USC hitter April Ross half-heartedly kicked the volleyball after a missed serve and rolled her eyes in disgust.
Yo--quit it, you guys," Weyant said half-heartedly, drowned out by the fury of our hate song.
M&M/Mars responded half-heartedly to news about child slavery in the West African cocoa fields and refuses to convert a modest 5 percent of its product to Fair Trade cocoa.
Even when they realize the tower was founded on injustice and tyranny, even when they violently and half-heartedly preach against injustice, even when they long to be human and whole, they are "trapped by their education, pinned down by their capital" and remain on top of their leaning tower.
Half-heartedly attendees attempted to focus on the business at hand as new reports continued to drift in.