Dictionary of Chinese slang. Absolutely indispensable for foreigners who live in China and want to know what is being said when someone insults you in Chinese!
shrink; become shorter
I remember I was taller than you, but now we’re the same height. I doubt I’ve shrunk.
become more timid, more meek; feel low in spirit; have less interest in something
You’re becoming more timid as you’ve gotten older. You even dare not cross a street alone.