not do things by halves

not do things by halves

If you do not do things by halves, you always do things very well and thoroughly or in an extreme way. Kim and Christopher Dunn are not a couple to do things by halves. When it came to furnishing their new home, they decided to completely redecorate the whole house. Note: You can also say that someone does not do anything by halves. Joe never did anything by halves. He regularly worked 12-hour days, was always in training for the next marathon and in his spare time, built his own house.
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not do things by halves

do things thoroughly or extravagantly.
See also: halves, not, thing