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make someone's skin (or flesh) crawl (or creep)

Definition of make someone's skin or flesh crawl or creep in English:

Cause someone to feel fear, horror, or disgust: a person dying in a fire—doesn’t it make your skin crawl?
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  • A clerk innocently used a word to describe a section of books that made Cisneros 's skin crawl.
  • The mere knowledge that I talked to you makes Greg 's skin crawl, and I'm not going to hurt him by meeting you.
  • Justin was, well, Justin, and the thought of him doing that with Rebecca was enough to make Michael 's skin crawl.
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