Meaning of “Do things by halves” Idiom, Definition of Phrase and origin with Example.

Do things by halves 



The teacher looked at Manu’s untidy, slipshod work and sighed. “I don’t know why you do things by halves, when you are capable of much better,” she told him. 


To do things by halves is to do them in a careless and incomplete way. 

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