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English definition of “make your flesh crawl/creep”

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make your flesh crawl/creep

to make someone very worried or frightened: I don't mind spiders but worms make my flesh crawl.
Translations of “make your flesh crawl/creep”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使非常擔憂, 使非常害怕, 使起雞皮疙瘩…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使非常担忧, 使非常害怕, 使起鸡皮疙瘩…
(Definition of make your flesh crawl/creep from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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