A: Ben canceled his trip.
B: How come?
A: Because General, his dog, got sick.
B: He's such a mother hen.
a mother hen
A mother hen是指“关心他人冷暖的人”或者“婆婆妈妈地担心他人遭遇意外的人”。Hen在这里是指“嘴碎的或爱管闲事的中年妇女”。其英文解释为：A person who fusses over others in an overprotective manner。
E.g. Look at the way she's watering those seedlings! She fusses over them like a mother hen.
E.g. Li is like a mother hen, catering to the students' every need.
E.g. Take this medicine with you in case you get sick.
E.g. It would be good to know if you're going to get sick with something.