Don't have the stomach for something

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englishgeek

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Have you heard of this idiom before?

It means to not feel brave or determined enough to do something unpleasant.

For example:

I don't have the stomach for English speaking exams.

Here is an example of it being used in a new article:

Green concluded: "Tether and other stablecoins are geared towards investors who may not have the stomach for the volatility associated with Bitcoin, Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies, which can swing widely in value.