- 1 1.1 (tremor) escalofrío (masculine), estremecimiento (masculine) the scream sent shivers o a shiver down my spine el grito me produjo escalofríosMore example sentences1.2
(shivers plural)to have the shivers tener* escalofríos, tener* chuchos (de frío) (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) [colloquial/familiar] just the thought of it gives me the shivers de solo pensarlo me dan escalofríos
- She sings with a power and commitment that sends shivers down your spine.
- There is a particular passage in Myth that sends shivers down my spine.
- The word Conservative still sends shivers down the spine of voters.
- 2 (splinter) [literary/literario] fragmento (masculine)More example sentences
- I like to look at the way that small shivers and fragments of light, escape through a teeny gap in the curtains, throwing quirky shapes upon the wall or ceiling.
- He picked the larger shivers of glass out of the cut but that just made it bleed more.
- Keep away from windows because the high winds and pressure can shatter the window, sending shivers of glass everywhere.
Mossos d'Esquadra is the name of the police force of the Catalan autonomous region. It has a wide range of responsibilities but the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional also operate in Catalonia.
- (with cold) temblar*, tiritar; (with fear) temblar*; (with anticipation) estremecerse*More example sentences
- I am burning up and shivering uncontrollably, hot cold sweat draining from my flesh.
- I was just starting to wrestle out of my oversized shirt, shivering slightly in the cold bathroom, when a heard a faint knocking on the main door.
- I shivered slightly in the cold but couldn't help grinning to myself.