make (one's) flesh crawl

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make (one's) flesh crawl

To cause one to feel disgusted, frightened, or unnerved. Having to look all those surgical photos made my flesh crawl. The mere mention of cockroaches makes her flesh crawl.
See also: crawl, flesh, make

make someone's flesh crawl

 and make someone's skin crawl
to cause someone's skin to feel funny or get goose pimples through fright. Just to hear the story of the killings made my flesh crawl. The horror movie made our skin crawl.
See also: crawl, flesh, make
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It is the first business book that has made my flesh crawl, not because of some macabre metaphor, but because of the Core Group Theory.
Even years later when I crossed the Kingston Bridge and saw the Waverley on the Clyde it made my flesh crawl.