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chicken out

slang disapproving
verb uk phrasal verb with chicken   /ˈtʃɪk.ɪn/ us  
to decide not to do something because you are too frightened: I was going to go bungee jumping, but I chickened out.
Translations of “chicken out”
in Chinese (Traditional) (因害怕而)退縮,放棄…
in Russian струсить…
in Turkish tırsmak, korkup vazgeçmek, ürküp caymak…
in Chinese (Simplified) (因害怕而)退缩,放弃…
in Polish stchórzyć…
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