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Autor:  Tom
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  06/ABR/2005 10:48 AM
Assunto:  Re: flying off half-cocked
 
Mensagem:  going off or flying off half-cocked means falar ou agir sem o respetivo preparo. The expression comes from the unsafe situation you have when your gun (pistol, rifle, blunderbuss) is at meio gatilho. There is a chance of disparando muito cedo machucando alguem.

How is that for a mixture of languages?


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
flying off half-cocked  –  Rogerio  05/ABR/2005, 9:13 PM
 Re: flying off half-cocked  –  Tom  06/ABR/2005, 10:48 AM
Re: flying off half-cocked  –  Rogerio  06/ABR/2005, 1:59 PM

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