He had more than half meant to drive horses to one of these useful affairs, but what if they were to be run by machinery?
He spoke half in jest, yet he evidently more than half meant what he said.
When she laid her hand on his mouth to stop him, it was half meant as a caress.
I half meant to do it before, and now I've quite made up my mind.
These words were half meant for the traveller, whom he was scrutinizing very suspiciously.
But, I hesitated, suppose I did what I half meant to do, and there were no sound.
"I never did, but I'm going to start right in," Billy told her, and half meant it.
She appeared startled, and he fancied she half meant to plunge into the lake.
“We really ought to be packing to go home,” said Dorothy, but not as if she half meant it.