be chilled to the marrow

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be chilled to the marrow

To be very cold. ("Marrow" is the soft tissue found inside bones.) After shoveling snow for hours, I am just chilled to the marrow. We were chilled to the marrow after being subjected to the wind from the mountain.
See also: chill, marrow
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chilled to the marrow


frozen to the marrow

mainly BRITISH
If you are chilled to the marrow or frozen to the marrow, you are very cold. Note: `Marrow' is the fatty substance inside the bones of a person or animal. She was chilled to the marrow and wet through.
See also: chill, marrow
Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012
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