make a chill/shiver run up/down someone's spine

idiom

: to make someone feel very thrilled, frightened, etc.
Her superb singing made a shiver run up my spine.
The very thought of the horror those people caused makes a chill run down my spine.

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“Make a chill/shiver run up/down someone's spine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20a%20chill%2Fshiver%20run%20up%2Fdown%20someone%27s%20spine. Accessed 9 Feb. 2023.

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