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be half the battle

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe half the battlebe half the battleDIFFICULTto be a difficult or important part of what you have to do Just getting an interview is half the battle. battle
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be half the battleAnd as the Reidys said, finding a family-friendly company is half the battle.Just getting an interview is half the battle.Getting Jeff to listen to me is half the battle.Media mavens contend that the visual comparison of the two men side by side is half the battle.Relishing the state is half the battle towards a good life, for everyone.
be half the battlebe half the battlespokenDIFFICULT used to say that when you have done the most difficult part of an activity, the rest is easy Getting the audience to like you is half the battle. half
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be half the battleAnd as the Reidys said, finding a family-friendly company is half the battle.Media mavens contend that the visual comparison of the two men side by side is half the battle.Relishing the state is half the battle towards a good life, for everyone.
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