January 24, 2013

flight risk

Posted in Idioms at 12:52 am by Feng

flight risk – A person who appears ready to leave a job or relationship, presumably for a better opportunity elsewhere [urbandict]

On the Big Bang Theory, Bernadette asked Amy if she and Sheldon would get married someday. “Yes, of course”, Amy replied affirmatively, but then she whispered to Bernadette, “But don’t tell Sheldon. He is still a flight risk.” I also found a good explanation of this phrase here.

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