A yellow streak 膽小如鼠

A tiger in the woods
Image caption You might think tigers are fearless, but they can be scared too

今日短語

如果說某人 has a yellow streak, 那意思就是此人比較膽怯、不勇敢。

例句

I invited my friend rock climbing at the weekend, but he refused. I told him to get rid of that yellow streak and show some courage!

The public accused the government minister of having a yellow streak after he refused to answer some difficult questions.

請注意

如果一個人 has a mean streak, 那此人會經常做出卑劣、尖酸刻薄的事情。

例句

My boss won't give me a pay rise - he's got a real mean streak.

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