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*cold feet

Fig. fear of doing something; cowardice at the moment of action. (*Typically: get ~; have ~; give someone ~.) The bridegroom got cold feet on the day of the wedding. Sally said I should try skydiving, but I had cold feet.
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cold feet

n. a wave of timidity or fearfulness. Suddenly I had cold feet and couldn’t sing a note.
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Cold Feet fans will recall how the end of the last series saw Pete and Jo sail into the sunset after a whirlwind romance, which culminated in a wedding in Jo's home town of Sydney.
The stars of Cold Feet - including James Nesbitt, Helen Baxendale, John Thompson, Fay Ripley and Robert Bathurst - are reported to be earning between pounds 60,000 and pounds 70,000 per episode.
One of John Thomson's famous comedy roles was as the comically challenged barman in classic BBC sitcom Men Behaving Badly, top, with Martin Clunes and Neil Morrissey; above are two of his Cold Feet colleagues returning for a third series, James Nesbitt and Helen Baxendale
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Cold Feet initially received a lukewarm response from viewers, and Moffat believes audiences may have the same problem with Coupling.
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With the second part of a four-part final Cold Feet drama on TV tonight, Nesbitt says he found his final Adam role easy because he is a real-life dad.
Cold Feet focuses on the lives of three couples - Adam and Rachel, David and Karen and Pete and Jenny.
Since Cold Feet ended her work has included The Stretford Wives, Reggie Perrin and The Delivery Man.
HIT rom-com Cold Feet could return in a new series, 12 years after its final episode.
A Director in the company came up with the idea of making the warmest sock in 2006 while suffering cold feet watching his grandson's soccer game.
Best known for: Playing Jenny Gifford in Cold Feet and those Tesco ads.
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Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan, author of Cold Feet ( Penguin; ` 250), smiles easily and doesn't look her 31 years, especially not when her close- cropped hair is checking the flow of the January breeze.
Image Mumsy Best Known for Playing Jenny Gifford in Cold Feet and those Tesco ads Early Life Fay Ripley was born on June 28, 1966, in Wimbledon, London.