make (one's) skin crawl

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make (one's) skin crawl

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

If something or someone makes your skin crawl, you find them very unpleasant and frightening. The way he looks at me makes my skin crawl. I hated this man, his very touch made my skin crawl. Compare with make your flesh creep.
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make your ˈskin crawl

make you feel afraid or full of disgust: His smile made my skin crawl.
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Sure, we could never have another blown call, a call that would leave Your Favorite Team out of the postseason and "getting ready for spring training" (one of those sportswriter cliches that makes our skin crawl, even today).
The part that makes our skin crawl is the fact that 62-year-old Dylan looks like a lecherous old perv ogling young girls through a peep-hole in the Victoria's Secret dressing room wall.
Nessie needs to twin either her jacket or trousers with plain pieces - wearing both just makes our skin crawl.