Examples from the Web for half-measure
Hickenlooper had granted Dunlap a temporary reprieve in 2013, which amounted to a half-measure that made nobody happy.
But we believe that a half-measure of wine a day is enough for anyone, making due allowance, of course, for the needs of the sick.A Source Book for Mediaeval History|Oliver J. Thatcher
We feel how vain is the dream of those who think that this or that half-measure has solved it.Sketches from the Subject and Neighbour Lands of Venice|Edward A. Freeman
These half-measure men are very useful; nay, indeed, necessary, in the commencement of a general revolution.Tales of My Time, Vol. II (of 3)|William Pitt Scargill
He has an utter contempt for dull men and timid or half-measure men, and he scorns Whigs even more than Tories.Modern Leaders: Being a Series of Biographical Sketches|Justin McCarthy
He inveighed that the half-measure was useless; he predicted that the storm would not thereby be quenched.Patraas|R. H. Busk