- get cold feet
- become afraid at the last minute
He got cold feet and cancelled his plan to go to China.
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get cold feet — ► get cold feet lose one s nerve. Main Entry: ↑cold … English terms dictionary
get cold feet — have/get/cold feet phrase to suddenly feel nervous about doing something that you have planned or agreed to do Sally got cold feet at the last moment and called off the wedding. Thesaurus: to worry or feel nervous about somethingsynonym… … Useful english dictionary
get cold feet — If you get cold feet about something, you begin to hesitate about doing it; you are no longer sure whether you want to do it or not. I wanted to enter the competition but at the last minute I got cold feet … English Idioms & idiomatic expressions
get cold feet — to suddenly become too frightened to do something you had planned to do, especially something important like getting married. We re getting married next Saturday that s if Trevor doesn t get cold feet! I m worried she may be getting cold feet… … New idioms dictionary
get cold feet — cancel a plan, renege, back out, jam They ll be married next week; that is, if Jack doesn t get cold feet … English idioms
get cold feet — verb to become nervous or anxious and reconsider a decision about an upcoming event. The groom got cold feet before his wedding … Wiktionary
get cold feet — become too frightened or apprehensive to continue an endeavor, falter, waver … English contemporary dictionary
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Cold feet (metaphor) — Cold feet is a term used to characterize apprehension or doubt strong enough to prevent a planned course of action. Merriam Webster Collegiate Dictionary, 2000, Version 2.5] It is used to show when someone has lost the courage to do something.The … Wikipedia