January 4, 2011

make one’s skin crawl

Posted in Idioms at 8:09 pm by Feng

make one’s skin crawl – to cause goose bumps on the skin as response to fear or frightening [thefreedict]

On Two and a Half Men, Alan accidentally burned down his girlfriend Lindsay’s house . He tried to comfort her: “It’s not that bad. At least people are safe. And we still have each other”. Lindsay turned face and said: “You make my skin crawl.” This is another expression of giving someone “goose bumps“.


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