gun-shy
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gun-shy [ˈɡʌnʃaɪ]
adjective
que se asusta con los disparos
A gun-shy dog is useless for shooting
acobardado
The credit wasn't there because banks were still gun-shy and strapped for cash after all the bad loans they made during the 1980s They want proof that Lewis is not gun-shy - a fighter terrified of taking a clean shot to the chin He keeps on coming back, and so all of us are gun-shy about predicting his demise
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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