no half measures

no half measures

No reduction or limitation to the effort or resources that one can employ. It's clear by the sheer scope of this film trilogy that no half measures were taken during its development. The gala was very impressive, and there were no half measures: copious amounts of food, drink, entertainment, and flair were present from the beginning of the evening to the end.
See also: half, measure, no

no half ˈmeasures

(British English) used for emphasizing that you want something done as well, fully, etc. as possible: He entertained the visitors very well indeed. There were no half measures: the best food, the best wine, the best silver...
See also: half, measure, no