123 Chinese Idioms (成语), 100 from the Singapore Primary School Curriculum List—more soon!
hǔ tóu shé wěi
Literal Meaning 字面意思
A tiger’s head with a snake’s tail
An anti-climax or cop-out; initially enthusiastic and energetic, but deflating later on
Similar English Idioms 相似英文习语
To lose steam; to peter out; fizzle out; do things by halves
上次看完《冰雪奇缘2》后超级失望的！电影一开始很精彩，但后面就越来越不行了，让人感觉有点虎头蛇尾。 I'm so disappointed by "Frozen 2"! The movie started out exciting, but went downhill, and left everyone with an anticlimactic feeling.