send a shiver down (someone's) spine(redirected from sent a shiver down one's spine)
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send a shiver down (someone's) spine
To cause an intense feeling of excitement, exhilaration, nervousness, or fear in someone. The way that sonata swells always sends a shiver down my spine. It sent a shiver down my spine when Dorothy gave me such an amorous look. Can we get out of here? This creepy old house is sending a shiver down my spine!