Do you know the English expression “to be afraid of (one’s) shadow“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?
Tina: How is your husband? I heard he was attacked when he was walking home from the pub.
Rachel: He’s afraid of his own shadow. Even the smallest thing makes him jump in fright.
Does it mean:
a) have a scary shadow
b) be afraid of people
c) be frightened easily
d) be fearless
The answer is below!↓
Answer: c) be frightened easily