Definition of “not do things by halves” - English Dictionary

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“not do things by halves” in British English

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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."

(Definition of “not do things by halves” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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