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    Smile half measures don't pay

    If there is an overarching lesson from Japan's lost decade, it is that half measures don't pay.

    What does that part mean?

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    Re: half measures don't pay

    Do it all, and do it right, or don't do anything at all.

    Making efforts to fix something only part way won't work.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: half measures don't pay

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Do it all, and do it right, or don't do anything at all.

    Making efforts to fix something only part way won't work.
    Thanks for your explanation.

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