(one's)/the hair is standing up on the back on (one's) neck

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(one's)/the hair is standing up on the back on (one's) neck

One is very scared or horrified. The hair is standing up on the back of my neck just thinking about going into that creepy abandoned building. Our hairs were standing up on the back of our necks as we listened to the sound of the wolfs howling around us. No, I don't want to see your pet tarantula! My hair is standing up on the back of my neck just thinking about it!
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