curl (one's) hair

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curl (one's) hair

To shock or terrify someone. That horror movie sure curled my hair—I could not sleep for a week! Geez, don't sneak up on me like that, you're gonna curl my hair!
See also: curl, hair

curl someone's hair

 and make someone's hair curl
Fig. to frighten or alarm someone; to shock someone with sight, sound, or taste. Don't ever sneak up on me like that again. You really curled my hair. The horror film made my hair curl.
See also: curl, hair
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That morning I had curled my hair and I had put hairspray in my hair so when the flames came over me my hair immediately caught fire.
I grabbed a dress, curled my hair, and put on my highest killer heels.
o Shauna said: oIt was unusual how they curled my hair.
There were occasions when they presented me with stuff that curled my hair, and other occasions on which they drew off some of my bile.
After a wash and condition with Aveda Pure Abundance and the volumising blow-dry, director stylist Jennie curled my hair with straighteners and left it to set for little under and hour.
But as I'd curled my hair that day into terrified submission, I thought it was just a knot, behaving badly.