go off half-cocked
see go off, def. 1.
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Everywhere I go, ‘Hey Cartman, you must like Family Guy, right?’
Eric Garcetti succeeded Villaraigosa and has received high marks in his first year and a half on the job.The Golden State Preps for the ‘Red Wedding’ of Senate Races|David Freedlander|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Although the blood-spattered offices will be off-limits, staff have vowed to continue producing the magazine.
Luckily enough I have this dedicated flat that is just along from my house that I go to every day.
The other songs go in to lesser percentages of “me” as you move along.
It is the principal waste-product of metabolism, and constitutes about one-half of all the solids excreted—about 30 gm.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
A small book, bound in full purple calf, lay half hidden in a nest of fine tissue paper on the dressing-table.
Hilda, trembling at the door, more than half expected Mr. Orgreave to say: "You mean, she's invited herself."
All changes are to be Rang either by walking them (as the term is) or else Whole-pulls, or Half-pulls.Tintinnalogia, or, the Art of Ringing|Richard Duckworth and Fabian Stedman
The Vine is a universal favorite, and rarely out of view; while it often seems to cover half the ground in sight.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley