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cold feet

Nervousness or anxiety felt before one attempts to do something. I wasn't nervous until the morning of my wedding, but everyone assured me that it was just cold feet. Good luck getting her out on stage—she always gets cold feet before a performance.
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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

loss of nerve or confidence.
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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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