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half-cock

Translation of half-cock in Italian:

noun

  • (of firearm)
    mezzo (masculine) cane
    posizione (feminine) di sicura
    at half-cock
    a mezzo cane o con il grilletto in posizione di sicura

Idioms

to go off at half-cock

(flop) andare a monte o in fumo
(be hasty) parlare o agire prematuramente o impulsivamente
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