get goose bumps

get goose bumps

To get bumps on one's skin where one's body hair stands on end as the result of an intense feeling of cold, nervousness, anxiety, excitement, or fear. I got goose bumps watching that scary movie last night! Their concert was so amazing, I got goose bumps when they played their first song! It's so cold in here that I'm getting goose bumps.
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"At the end you get goose bumps. And it was a good advert for Scottish football.
"I get goose bumps every time I think about stepping out at Old Trafford again, as does walking out on the pitch.
If anyone wonders if she is still relevant, or just wants to get goose bumps, they should check out her song "Wasteland of the Free" or her version of "Leaning on the Everlasting Arms" at the close of the new version of "True Grit." Folks have a chance to hear a rare voice in country music when DeMent plays the Shedd on Thursday.
We can also get goose bumps when we are feeling nervous or angry.
In a BBC TV interview he said: "Every time I walk through the gates I get goose bumps.
Example: I get goose bumps when I watch a scary movie.
"In Late Fall" is one brief example: "I get goose bumps / when I see that woman's wide goose down hips; / if she comes any / closer, I /just might sprout wings / and fly south with her / for the winter." Too often, the poet does not resist the pull of cliched phrases--as with "naked as a jaybird" in the poem "Looking at Your Body" or "coming up roses" in the poem "The Glue that Held Everything Together." As the poet states in "Poetry," "No shrinking violet here-- / thank you, / or politely served / gin and tonics on a silver tray; / it should be 100 proof-- / straight, no chaser.
"Stories should be 300 to 1,200 words in length and make the reader laugh, cry, or get goose bumps."
You don't want to get chilly-chilly and get goose bumps, do you?"
Sometimes you get goose bumps when you are frightened.
You may also get goose bUmps when you get a chill from your thrill.
If you get goose bumps from the cold, listen to your body.
You can also get goose bumps when you are frightened.