Why alkyl halides dont dissolve in water?

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In water ,due to attraction between water molecules and polar solute molecules the solute dissolves.
But though alkyl halides are polar they are less soluble in water.Why?
 
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i got it.
I think there aren't many chemists on PF:(
 

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