He doesn't feel confident about coping so, naturally, he wants to turn tail
If he feels he's being pushed along too quickly, he could easily turn tail
If you don't want to be there, it's easy to turn tail
and go home.
A glare from his craggy, sun-burned features is said to be enough to make the enemy turn tail
For whatever we do, for whatever action we take to avenge the deaths of thousands of our people, the big question remains: Will we have the stomach for warring against the terrorists responsible for this blood bath or will we turn tail
Owner Neil Rogers, a former builder turned pig breeder, said: "All the postmen have to do is walk calmly towards Ronnie and Reggie and they will turn tail
They're fearless furry creatures that won't turn tail
at hi-tech scarers, shooting only makes them breed faster and, when a photographer turned up to snap them, his car was wrecked.
Only to turn tail
and scarper, leaving Jamie to fight his own battle.
After the first 45 minutes (or possibly sooner), part of you just wants the beleaguered protagonists to admit defeat, turn tail
and get the heck out of New York.
But he was forced to turn tail
when angry staff showed him - and his furry friend - the door.
But Rocky Dillow was not about to turn tail
just yet, even though that wind and sleet had combined to shear off a sizable tree limb a few yards away.
Rush-hour commuters on Philadelphia's elevated trains have been experiencing delays of up to 25 minutes this week because a stubborn mutt refuses to turn tail
and get off the tracks.