Phrase of the Day: ‘get/have cold feet’
‘get/have cold feet’ /gɛt kəʊld fiːt/ or /hæv kəʊld fiːt/
This means to become afraid to do something that you planned or had already agreed to do.
“Sally’s getting cold feet about the wedding. She isn’t sure she loves him.”
“I got cold feet and cancelled the appointment with the dentist.”