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The couple met through Match.com in 2008, though Mr. Amboyer got cold feet just before the two were supposed to get together.
At first there are doubts and cold feet, but the ceremony goes off without a hitch and the audience is left expecting the usual ups and downs of matrimony to follow.
These are the very dynamics that led Sessions to push for DACA’s repeal in the first place, and for Trump to sign on, before getting cold feet.
Kraft’s bid fizzled when Mr Buffett got cold feet, but the clash of ideologies is not over.
Homeowners aren’t the only ones who can get cold feet.
Separated from Audrey at the clinic, Paul submits to the irreversible procedure; coming to in fun-size form, he’s informed that his wife got cold feet.
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COLD FEET Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cold feet for English Language Learners
: a feeling of worry or doubt that is strong enough to stop you from doing something that you planned to do
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