give somebody/get the shivers
get the shivers
To begin to feel fear or dread. Can we get out of here? I'm getting the shivers from this creepy old house!
give (one) the shivers
To cause one to have a feeling of fear or dread. Can we get out of here? This creepy old house is giving me the shivers!
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give somebody/get the ˈshivers(informal) make somebody feel fear and horror: That old portrait gives me the shivers. ♢ I get the shivers every time I hear his name.
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