Idiom:  not half bad

Definition

Idiom:  not half bad

  • good enough
  • reasonably good


Example sentences

  • Let's eat in the university cafeteria. The food is not half bad and the price is great.
  • The movie we wanted to see was sold out so we saw a romantic comedy instead and it actually wasn't half bad.
  • My mom’s pasta dishes are not half bad but she makes terrible desserts.
  • She doesn’t look half bad when she wears makeup.
  • There are cookies in the kitchen and they're not half bad. Do you know who made them?
  • The first draft of the report isn't half bad but we definitely need to support the thesis with some empirical research.
  • The first time I played tennis I wasn't half bad but I'd like to take lessons this summer.
  • My new school isn't half bad. The people are nice but I really miss my friends.
  • The soup isn't half bad but it needs more salt and pepper.
  • Everyone says McDonald's coffee isn't half-bad but I still prefer Dunkin Donuts'.
  • I rented an SUV this past weekend and it wasn't half bad but I definitely will purchase a regular sedan instead.


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