I shudder to think

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I shudder to think

It is too worrying or unpleasant for me to think about something that might happen or might have happened. I shudder to think what my boss will say when I tell him I lost our biggest client.
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I shudder to think of her being awakened, like me, to a sense of their delusive vanity.
It makes me shudder to think what it must be made of.
I shudder to think the Americans electing a man like Donald Trump to the Oval.
It would have been born out of sectarianism and I shudder to think what could have happened if they had succeeded.
I shudder to think the impact this problem would have on a present relatively clean town centre when our council leaders decided to allow a student accommodation free for all within Newcastle city centre.
Having served alongside that proud Corps, I shudder to think what my old friends would think of this.
I shudder to think of the chaos that would ensue if police men and women around the country were not around caring for our safety.
Although, I am aware that works around Alba roundabout will be taking place in the near future, I shudder to think about the serious injuries that could take place until then.
Even today, I shudder to think, when I recall the many times he almost single-handedly destroyed my beloved Aston Villa.
I shudder to think how many of their little meringues you'd need to eat to get your daily allowance of Vitamin C from the miniscule amounts of rosehip syrup in the mix.
Quite what Chris Coleman makes of all this I shudder to think.
This study was also only done on home students, therefore I shudder to think what international students think, as they pay anything ranging from Au1,000-Au5,000 (BD604-3,020) more.
I shudder to think that I actually share the woods with people using that kind of twisted logic.
The entire community is now at a terrified standstill, we are afraid to walk our dogs let alone have our children play in the parks should the dog get out again we shudder to think what might happen.
I shudder to think what Shanks or Bob Paisley would have made of him.