Definition of 中途半端

ちゅうとはんぱchuutohanpa Inflection

adjectival noun / noun / ~の noun:

  • halfway; half measures; unfinished; incomplete; by halves; half-baked; half-cocked - four character idiom

Example Sentences

One may as well not know a thing at all, as know it but imperfectly.
Don't leave things half finished.
Never do things by halves.
You may as well not do it at all than do it imperfectly.
I don't like to leave things up in the air.

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