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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)
Translations of “make sb's hair stand on end”
in Chinese (Simplified) 令(某人)非常害怕,使(某人)毛骨悚然…
in Chinese (Traditional) 令(某人)非常害怕,使(某人)毛骨悚然…
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