make blood run cold

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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.
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make somebody's blood run cold

  also 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.
See also: blood, cold, make, run