not be for the faint-hearted


not be for the faint-hearted
(not) be for the faint-hearted if something is not for the faint-hearted, it is not suitable for people who become frightened easily.

The drive along the winding coast road is not for the faint-hearted, particularly when it's foggy.


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  • not for the faint-hearted — humorous phrase not suitable for people who are easily frightened or shocked a fairground ride that is definitely not for the faint hearted Thesaurus: difficult or impossible to deal withsynonym Main entry: faint hearted * * * ˌnot f …   Useful english dictionary

  • not for the faint-hearted — humorous not suitable for people who are easily frightened or shocked a fairground ride that is definitely not for the faint hearted …   English dictionary

  • be for the faint-hearted — (not) be for the faint hearted if something is not for the faint hearted, it is not suitable for people who become frightened easily. The drive along the winding coast road is not for the faint hearted, particularly when it s foggy …   New idioms dictionary

  • faint-hearted — faint heart|ed1 [ ,feınt hartəd ] adjective not brave or enthusiastic faint hearted faint heart|ed 2 [ ,feınt hartəd ] noun not for the faint hearted HUMOROUS not appropriate for people who are easily frightened or shocked: a fairground ride that …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • faint-hearted — faint heart|ed [ˌfeınt ˈha:tıd US a:r ] adj 1.) not trying very hard, because you do not want to do something, or you are not confident that you can succeed = ↑half hearted ▪ She made a rather faint hearted attempt to stop him from leaving. 2.)… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • faint-hearted — also fainthearted 1) ADJ GRADED If you describe someone or their behaviour as faint hearted, you mean that they are not very confident and do not take strong action because they are afraid of failing. This is no time to be faint hearted... The… …   English dictionary

  • faint-hearted — adjective 1 not trying very hard, because you do not want to do something, or you are not confident that you can succeed: She made a rather faint hearted attempt to stop him from leaving. 2 not for the faint hearted humorous used to say that… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • faint-hearted — I UK [ˌfeɪnt ˈhɑː(r)tɪd] / US [ˌfeɪnt ˈhɑrtəd] adjective not brave or enthusiastic II UK [ˌfeɪnt ˈhɑː(r)tɪd] / US [ˌfeɪnt ˈhɑrtəd] noun not for the faint hearted …   English dictionary

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