shit the bed
 v. phr.Note: Used in professional wrestling to mean “have stage fright” or “to be unable to go through with a plan.” «A: It is the total package, yes. It is the charisma. It the ability to take the audience on a ride. It is hopefully some wrestling ability, because you can’t—again, to use the parlance of our business—s**t the bed when you are out there. Excuse me. Q It is a business term, I understand. A It actually is, believe it or not.» —“Stephanie McMahon Talks Steroids, Tells Congress That Hulk Hogan Is ‘Terrible’” Back Porch FanHouse Jan. 12, 2009. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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