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curdle (one's) blood
To terrify someone. That horror movie curdled my blood so badly that I spent the next week sleeping in my parents' bedroom!
make (one's) blood curdle
To affect in someone an intense feeling of fright, horror, or revulsion. The sight of my brother's murderer in court absolutely made my blood curdle. When we were camping last weekend, we heard a scream in the night that made our blood curdle.
curdle someone's blood
Fig. to frighten or disgust someone severely. The story was scary enough to curdle your blood. The terrible scream was enough to curdle my blood.