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Meaning of “be half the dancer, writer, etc. you used to be” in the English Dictionary

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be half the dancer, writer, etc. you used to be

to be much less good at doing something than you used to be: She's half the ​tennisplayer she used to be.
(Definition of be half the dancer, writer, etc. you used to be from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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