go off half-cocked


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Synonyms for go off half-cocked

act prematurely or without reflection or too soon

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The rest of us would never let them go off half-cocked by themselves.
But I always go off half-cocked Because I don't know how to hold back.
A word to you dreamers out there: Don't look at this advice and go off half-cocked talking to your spouse about how you're going to start raising ostriches and make $100,000 a year at it--and I doer care if you happen to live on a farm
When lefties go off half-cocked with conspiracy theories, it does our cause no good.
But we'd much rather stage a fantastic first expo in 2001 than go off half-cocked this summer.