send chills down/up sb's spine Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “send chills down/up sb's spine” in the English Dictionary

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send chills down/up sb's spine

to make someone ​feel very ​frightened: His words ​sent a chill down her ​spine.
(Definition of send chills down/up sb's spine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “send chills down/up sb's spine”
in Chinese (Simplified) 令(某人)脊背发凉,令(某人)毛骨悚然…
in Chinese (Traditional) 令(某人)脊背發涼,令(某人)毛骨悚然…
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