make (one's) skin crawl

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make (one's) skin crawl

To cause one to feel disgusted, frightened, or unnerved. Having to look at all those surgical photos made my skin crawl. The mere mention of cockroaches makes her skin crawl.
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make your skin crawl

If something or someone makes your skin crawl, you find them very unpleasant and frightening. The way he looks at me makes my skin crawl. I hated this man, his very touch made my skin crawl. Compare with make your flesh creep.
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make your ˈskin crawl

make you feel afraid or full of disgust: His smile made my skin crawl.
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But the next task made her skin crawl as blindfolded they had caterpillars put in their mouths.
But the next task made her skin crawl as, blindfolded, they had caterpillars put in their mouths.
Steph says Mario made her skin crawl She'd rather have had Lisa as her 'lover'; Rex appeal.
Dud bride and first out the door Stephanie said the sleazy Mario made her skin crawl - and even though I've never even met the man he has the same effect on me.
A source close to Andrea said: "The man seemed to think because she was newly single she would fall at his feet because she was vulnerable, but the messages made her skin crawl.