One-Point English Idiom lesson: Get Cold Feet

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Do you have cold feet? Do you get cold feet? If you “get cold feet”, it means that you have some fear and lost your courage. We usually use “get” with this idiom. For example:

  • Ted was going to ask Kim for a date but he got cold feet.
  • I was going to complain to my boss, but I got cold feet.

If your feet are really cold, or frozen, then you can’t move. So this is the image we have from this idiom. When was the last time you got cold feet?

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