make blood run cold(redirected from make blood curdle)
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make someone's blood run cold
Fig. to shock or horrify someone. The terrible story in the newspaper made my blood run cold. I could tell you things about prisons that would make your blood run cold.
make somebody's blood run coldalso make somebody's blood curdle
if something makes someone's blood run cold, it makes them very frightened I heard a scream which made my blood run cold.