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What would you think if you heard someone say: I am getting cold feet.
如果你听到某人说：我的脚变冷了（I am getting cold feet），你会怎么想？
Did she forget to put on her shoes?
Is she standing in snow?
let's listen and see whether we can figure this out.
Are you going to enter the photo contest?
I don't konw.
Oh, you should. You are so talented. Your pictures are beautiful!
You're just being nice. But I am getting cold feet. I don't know if I am good enough.
你真好。但是我临阵退缩了。（getting cold feet）我不知道自己是否足够好。
If you say "I am getting cold feet," it means that you are afraid or uncomfortable about doing something.
如果你说“I am getting cold feet”，意思是你对做某事感到担忧或者不舒服。
For example, people say a person is getting cold feet if he or she is supposed to get married, but calls off or cancels the wedding.
例如，如果某人本来是要结婚的，但是却取消了婚礼。人们就会说他/她逃婚了。（getting cold feet）
This is a very common, informal phrase.
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