Last year, rumors surfaced of his impending nuptials but he apparently got cold feet.
A suicide bomber with cold feet, a road machinery operator with a vengeance and drive-by shooters have Israelis on edge.
Later, when pressed with an interview deadline, Snowdon-Jones got cold feet.
1893, American English; the presumed Italian original (avegh minga frecc i pee) is a Lombard proverb meaning "to have no money," but some of the earliest English usages refer to gamblers, so a connection is possible.
To “have cold feet” is to be too fearful to undertake or complete an action: “The backup quarterback was called into the game, but he got cold feet and refused to go in.”