half-done


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half-done

adj
(of a job, task, project, etc) only partially completed
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When she went home the mouse inquired: 'And what was the child christened?' 'Half-done,' answered the cat.
Half-done!' answered the mouse, 'they are such odd names, they make me very thoughtful.' 'You sit at home,' said the cat, 'in your dark-grey fur coat and long tail, and are filled with fancies, that's because you do not go out in the daytime.' During the cat's absence the mouse cleaned the house, and put it in order, but the greedy cat entirely emptied the pot of fat.
First top off, then half-done, then--' 'Will you hold your tongue,' cried the cat, 'one word more, and I will eat you too.' 'All-gone' was already on the poor mouse's lips; scarcely had she spoken it before the cat sprang on her, seized her, and swallowed her down.
He had the air of a frightened cook who, seeing the danger of a breath of cold air striking a half-done cake, hastily shuts the oven door.
Even if we move enough pieces on the board to survive FATF, there will be consequences internally if the job is left half-done.
But, neighbour Sharon Robinson claimed that the job was left half-done and the couple said they could get no answer on when it would be completed.
"I actually decided to leave at the end of November when I was renewed in September, so I am also leaving at the end of November." "We all leave the job half-done, unfortunately, and there will be a continued action after we leave," Egeland said.
The owners either failed to fully develop it for, maybe, lack of funds are now lying there half-done. Others are just literally lying there untouched, said Mariano.
While Maurice gets to grips with the half-done decor, Alison attempts to reconcile with Paul.
When I tire of decoupage, I complete the half-done sketches, when I'm sick of the patchwork, I move on to the knitted scarf...
IT was a case of job half-done last night by Ed Miliband.
Even half-hearted and half-done operations would provide the enemy an opportunity to change both its strategy and tactics.