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Definición de “shiver” en inglés

shiver

verb [I] uk   /ˈʃɪv.ər/ us    //
B2 When people or animals shiver, they shake slightly because they feel cold, ill, or frightened: The poor dog - it's shivering! He shivered with cold in his thin cotton shirt.

shiver

noun [C] uk   /ˈʃɪv.ər/ us    //
the act of shaking slightly because you are frightened, cold, or ill: I felt/gave a shiver as I looked out at the dark expanse of sea. the shivers [plural] a condition in which you shiver because you are ill: She's aching and she's got the shivers, so I've sent her to bed. informal a feeling of being frightened of someone or something: I don't like him - he gives me the shivers.
(Definition of shiver from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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