half the time

idiom

Definition of half the time

informal
: very often Half the time I have no idea what my professor is talking about.

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“Half the time.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/half%20the%20time. Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

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