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Chinese (Simplified) translation 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
成功了一半;完成最困难的部分
For a lot of jobs, getting an interview is half the battle.
对于很多工作职位来说,获得面试的机会就是成功了一半。
Success and achievementsHigher and lower points of achievementFailures
(Definition of be half the battle from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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