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English definition of “be half the battle”

be half the battle

to be the most difficult part of a process so that once you have finished this part, you have almost succeeded: For a lot of jobs, getting an interview is half the battle.Success and achievementsHigher and lower points of achievementFailures
(Definition of be half the battle from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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