do nothing/not do anything by halves

not do anything by halves

To not do anything half-heartedly or without maximum effort. Of course Stephanie always gets straight A's—she just can't do anything by halves.
See also: anything, halves, not

do nothing/not do anything by ˈhalves

do whatever you do completely and thoroughly: She does nothing by halves. When she decided to write a book, it was 1 000 pages long.
See also: anything, halves, not, nothing