curdle (one's) blood

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curdle (one's) blood

To terrify someone. That horror movie curdled my blood so badly that I spent the next week sleeping in my parents' bedroom!
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curdle someone's blood

Fig. to frighten or disgust someone severely. The story was scary enough to curdle your blood. The terrible scream was enough to curdle my blood.
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Douglas, our guide, almost curdled my blood with tales of torture, body- snatchers and the boy roasted on the spit, before tucking his black cape under his arm for the night, ignoring the drunks propping up the graveyard gate.