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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!
make (one's) blood curdle
To cause one to experience an intense feeling of fright, horror, or revulsion. The sight of my brother's murderer in court absolutely made my blood curdle. When we were camping last weekend, we heard a scream in the night that made our blood curdle.
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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
make your blood curdlefill you with horror.
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