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

half-cock

adjective     /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 Starting and beginningStarting again
(Definition of half-cock from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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