make (one's) flesh crawl

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make (one's) flesh crawl

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

make someone's flesh crawl

 and make someone's skin crawl
to cause someone's skin to feel funny or get goose pimples through fright. Just to hear the story of the killings made my flesh crawl. The horror movie made our skin crawl.
See also: crawl, flesh, make
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We both wanted it," said Josh as he brazened it out with a horrified David in scenes that made your flesh crawl.
It made your flesh crawl. You could feel some of them undressing you with their eyes.
A local journalist added: "He made your flesh crawl. He was always rubbing his hands and walked with a stoop." Neighbours knew of no girlfriend or wife.