- 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (coldness — of weather) frío (m), fresco (m); (— of manner) frialdad (f) there's a chill in the air hace frío or fresco to take the chill off/out of sth templar or calentar* algo the boycott cast a chill over bilateral relations el boicot enfrió las relaciones bilateralesMore example sentences
More example sentences1.2 countable/numerable [Medicine/Medicina] enfriamiento (m), resfriado (m) to catch a chill resfriarse* 1.3 (shiver) escalofrío (masculine)
- He sometimes feels a chill in the atmosphere at Xuhui High school, where he works as a librarian and part-time calligraphy teacher.
- The chill of her surroundings brought the rest of her body to awareness.
- Isabelle kneels down at Martin's gravestone, the bracing night air sending a chill through her body.
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- As he says this, a sudden chill descends on Penelope Wilton's hitherto friendly Sonya as if he has trodden on her soul.
- Brian felt it the moment he entered the city limits - a sudden primeval chill, an instinctive animal watchfulness.
- Both the leaders are certainly hoping that it warms up that chill between the countries.
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- You'll end up with a chill, and could catch pneumonia.
- On the return trip, Mary caught a chill and the subsequent fever nearly killed her.
- Anyway, a few years ago, he caught a chill and it turned into pneumonia; I buried him behind the cabin and came here.
- And deep inside, a chill of fear ran down the bones of her spine.
- A chill of fear swept over her and goosebumps sprang over her arms.
- A chill of fear runs down my spine as I see a small hint of anger upon Matt's face, even though he is trying to keep it emotionless.
- enfriar*; [wine/food] poner* a enfriar serve chilled sírvase frío we were chilled to the bone estábamos congelados (de frío) the scream chilled his blood al oír el grito se le heló la sangre en las venasMore example sentences
- The champagne should be chilled for at least four hours before serving and after opening should be kept in an ice bucket.
- This dish is at its best when it has been chilled for 24 hours.
- Chill the pie for at least four hours, then top with whipped cream and garnish with reserved strawberry halves.
- [literary/literario] gélido [literary/literario]More example sentences
- With the return of grey skies and chill winds, what better than a concert promising a hint of warmer climes?
- On a bleak, grey afternoon with a chill wind coming from the North Sea barely 100 yards away, Stanley took control of the game early on and the home side rarely threatened.
- A crisp, chill wind bit at our exposed faces as we walked along designated walkways to the terminal; despite the cold, I found an extra vigour in my step.