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惊弓之鸟

jīng gōng zhī niǎo

Literal Meaning 字面意思

Bird who is frightened by the bow

Definition 定义

Someone who has been traumatized by past injuries or experiences, and is therefore nervous and jumpy

Similar English Idioms 相似英文习语

The burnt child dreads the fire; once bitten, twice shy; skittish; jumpy

Example 例句

自从上次打疫苗晕针昏倒后,他有如惊弓之鸟,听到「打针」都会忍不住颤抖。 Ever since he fainted during his vaccination, he's become traumatized and now trembles at the very mention of an injection.

Similar 相似词

心有余悸

Opposite 相反词

初生之犊不畏虎
                               

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