Meaning of “make sb's hair stand on end” in the English Dictionary

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"make sb's hair stand on end" in British English

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make sb's hair stand on end

informal

to make someone very frightened:

The thought of jumping out of a plane makes my hair stand on end.

(Definition of “make sb's hair stand on end” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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