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English definition of “not do things by halves”

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not do things by halves

humorous
If someone does not do things by halves, they put a lot of effort and enthusiasm into doing things, often more than is necessary: "I didn't realize you were decorating the whole house." "Oh, we don't do things by halves round here."
Translations of “not do things by halves”
in Chinese (Traditional) 做事全力以赴, 不半途而廢…
in Chinese (Simplified) 做事全力以赴, 不打折扣…
(Definition of not do things by halves from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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