freeze blood

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freeze (someone's) blood

To affect in someone an intense feeling of fright, horror, or revulsion. The sight of my brother's murderer in court absolutely froze my blood. When we were camping last weekend, we heard a scream in the night that froze our blood.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

freeze (someone's) blood

To affect with terror or dread; horrify: a scream that froze my blood.
See also: blood, freeze
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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But this walking statue, this petrified man, froze his blood. There were then in circulation, strange stories of a surly monk, a nocturnal prowler about the streets of Paris, and they recurred confusedly to his memory.
Three days into this stalking behaviour, infatuated Sam saw something that froze his blood. Just before 9pm, he saw Mary's silhouette come into view on the curtains.
Defender Ferdinand admits that it froze his blood. But now he is comfortable with the responsibility he bears as an international player, even though he is just 19.