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English definition of “not half”

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not half

UK informal
used in spoken English to express a positive statement more strongly: It wasn't half crowded in the club last night (= it was very crowded). She didn't half shout at him (= she shouted a lot at him). "You enjoyed yourself last night, didn't you?" "Not half !" (= Very much!)
Translations of “not half”
in Chinese (Traditional) (加強肯定語氣的口語表達)非常,很…
in Chinese (Simplified) (加强肯定语气的口语表达)非常,很…
(Definition of not half from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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