in half the time

in half the time

In much less time. (Used hyperbolically.) If we had just done the animation in-house, we would have finished the film in half the time. At this rate, we'll end up spending way more than we thought we'd save!
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in ˈhalf the time

in a much shorter time than expected: I don’t think much of his work. I could have done the same job in half the time, and much better too.
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The NetImmerse skinned character rendered in half the time of the articulated character and looked better," says Mark Jacobs, Mythic's president.