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be half the battle

to be the most ​difficultpart of a ​process so that ​once you have ​finished this ​part, you have ​almostsucceeded: For a lot of ​jobs, getting an ​interview is half the ​battle.
(Definition of be half the battle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be half the battle”
in Chinese (Simplified) 成功了一半, 完成最困难的部分…
in Chinese (Traditional) 成功了一半, 完成最困難的部分…
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