(1) Our performance on the show this evening was fair to middling , I would say.(2) Music was meant to be heard through a surreal filter, and without it, the fair to middling material confronting me daily is left painfully naked, bereft of the alchemic powers of those magical elixirs.(3) The other candidates were all fair to middling .(4) When we asked folks to rate leaders in various types of organizations, most got middling to poor grades on integrity.(5) Forget the middling reviews you may have read previous to this one.(6) Below that level, it is probable that there was much greater continuity, though we face the predictable problem that the evidence reveals little about the middling ranks of society.(7) Colors are properly saturated and vibrant, black levels are solid, though the sharpness is good to middling .(8) The route takes one round the middling slopes rather than over the tops of the low hills, and the surrounding countryside is rolling and gentle, so the feel is of shelter and calm more than distance and drama.(9) He followed a line of England managers who had had middling amounts of success but who had never realised the strong ambitions of a nation which yearns for success.(10) Women reply to rich men but, for some reason, men prefer women with middling incomes.(11) To say it has been a whirlwind for the 26-year-old would be like saying Franz Ferdinand's year was, well, fair to middling .(12) They either need to work or want to work, or both, but for those on middling incomes it is not possible to have lots of babies as well.(13) After the middling and mundane meal, a sub-group is scooting off to see a play around the corner, while several latecomers stay to eat and chat.(14) I finished my writing course, which was middling interesting, I guess.(15) The public, better employed, with higher incomes, sometimes joined in bemoaning higher taxes which were, in fact, minimally extra on most middling earners.(16) The more disillusioned they became, the less rancor they felt about the present day - which may help to explain the film's middling box-office career.