Translation of "half-cock" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

half-cock

adjective uk us /ˌhɑːfˈkɒk/ US  /ˌhæfˈkɑːk/ old-fashioned
go off at half-cock UK (US go off half-cocked)

to start before arrangements are complete, and failing as a result

未安排好就仓促行事,过早行事

(Translation of “half-cock” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)