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at half cock
English: at half cock
Chinese: 处于半击发状态
Examples:
1. Go off at half cock
枪走火|操之过急
2. Go off at half cock ;start before preparations are complete,so that the effect or result is not satisfactory
仓促行事;操之过急.
3. Jane was thinking about quitting her present job, but I advised her not to go off at half cock.
简打算辞去现职,但我劝她不要仓促行事。
4. John went off at half cock and started unloading the van before we had cleared space to put the things in.
约翰做事仓促,我们还没有把放东西的地方打扫干净,他就开始卸货车上的东西了。
5. Mr. Jones was thinking about quitting his job, but his wife told him not to go off at half cock.
琼斯先生想要辞职,但他太太告诉他不要操之过急。