Not half!

How can we use NOT HALF? Check out these three ways.

1. NOT HALF – to emphasize a statement or opinion.

– Were you happy?


2. NOT HALF AS/NOT HALF SUCH A – to say “not nearly”.


The book is NOT HALF AS engaging as you told me.

3. NOT HALF BAD – to show surprise that sth is good.


Your friend is NOT HALF BAD at singing.

Answer these questions, trying to use the phrases we’ve just learnt.

  • Are you good at drawing?
  • Did you get disappointed with the last movie you saw?
  • Were you busy yesterday?
  • Does your friend swim well?

Can you make more sentences with these phrases?