French translation of 'half-hearted'
[person, welcome] peu enthousiaste
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Example Sentences Including 'half-hearted'
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Many chief executives might have stumbled, or made a half-hearted apology about flu profits.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
After years of what many regard as a rather half-hearted effort, there is now a series of policies that should make a real difference.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
An apology may sound half-hearted - but it is sincere.The Sun (2012)
An apology that sounds half-hearted is actually sincere.The Sun (2012)
Don't continue in this half-hearted way.The Sun (2010)
I remember too my half-hearted attempts to empathise.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Leave major tasks for now because your efforts will be half-hearted.The Sun (2016)
She made a half-hearted suicide attempt and had her stomach pumped.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
I'm not half-hearted at anything.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Nobody cared if it was a bit half-hearted.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
For a few years he made only half-hearted attempts to find a job, but with each new opening reinvented himself with ease.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
I duly told her off in my usual half-hearted way.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
It was okay, if a bit half-hearted.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
There had been a half-hearted attempt to allow the internet in.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
I'm on it but in a rather half-hearted way.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Instead, his opponents accused him of offering a half-hearted apology.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Portuguese police made only a half-hearted effort to find her.The Sun (2011)
Spent too long throwing himself to the ground or making half-hearted challenges.The Sun (2006)
The blog detailed a family's lavish lifestyle and their half-hearted attempts to rein in spending.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
There were half-hearted attempts to clean up now and again.The Sun (2014)
There have been various half-hearted attempts at reform down the years.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Doing this in a rather half-hearted way will not do.HABIT BUSTING: A 10-step plan that will change your life (2002)
Trends of 'half-hearted'
Used Rarely. half-hearted is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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'half-hearted' in Other Languages
British English: half-hearted ADJECTIVE
If someone does something in a half-hearted way, they do it without any real effort, interest, or enthusiasm.
…a half-hearted apology.
Translation of half-hearted from the Collins English to French Dictionary