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Show the white feather

Submitted by St. Sol on Fri, 03/05/2019 - 13:36
  • Idiom: Show the white feather
  • Language: English
  • Idiomatic translations / equivalents: Russian
  • Explained meaning: English
  • Lyrics containing the idiom: 1 lyrics

Idiomatic translations of "Show the white feather"

Russian
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Explanations:

Meanings of "Show the white feather"

English

to act in a cowardly manner; to exhibit cowardly traits or behavior.

Explained by St. SolSt. Sol on Fri, 03/05/2019 - 13:36
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"Show the white ..." in lyrics

Wolfgang Ambros - Pinch me

"The youth has no ideals, no appreciation of real values
Their life is too good, they don't know any hardness!"
Say those who always show the white feather, are greedy for money and corrupt
Become retired after a scandal - in short: are a real role model!