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chill someone's blood

Definition of chill someone's blood in English:

Horrify or terrify someone: the screams coming from the house had chilled his blood
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  • As for the smell of chlorinated water, it chills my blood to the bone.
  • The indignation spreads through his veins, chilling his blood.
  • Does this chill your blood (as it does mine) or do you believe in the justified revenge of ‘an eye for an eye’?
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