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

half-cock

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

to fail because of not being well planned or because of starting too soon

未安排好就倉促行事,過早行事

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