give (someone) the shivers

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Definition of give (someone) the shivers

: to make someone feel very afraid The look in his eyes gave me the shivers.

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“Give (someone) the shivers.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/give%20%28someone%29%20the%20shivers. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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