make your blood curdle

make your blood curdle phrase
to shock or frighten you very much

He told stories about life in the army that would make your blood curdle.

Thesaurus: to make someone afraid or frightenedsynonym to make someone feel shocked or surprisedsynonym
Main entry: curdle

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • make your blood curdle — to shock or frighten you very much He told stories about life in the army that would make your blood curdle …   English dictionary

  • make someone's blood curdle — (or make someone s blood run cold) : to cause someone to be very afraid or disgusted The horrible news made our blood run cold. a ghost story that will make your blood curdle The mere sight of a cockroach makes my blood curdle. • • • Main Entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • curdle — cur|dle [ˈkə:dl US ˈkə:rdl] v [I and T] [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: curd] 1.) to become thicker or form curd, or to make a liquid do this ▪ Milk may curdle in warm weather. 2.) make your blood curdle to make you very frightened →↑bloodcurdling …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • curdle — verb (I, T) 1 to become thicker or form curd, or to make a liquid do this: Milk may curdle in warm weather. 2 make your blood curdle to make you very frightened see also: bloodcurdling …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • curdle — UK [ˈkɜː(r)d(ə)l] / US [ˈkɜrd(ə)l] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms curdle : present tense I/you/we/they curdle he/she/it curdles present participle curdling past tense curdled past participle curdled if milk or another liquid curdles,… …   English dictionary

  • curdle — cur|dle [ kɜrdl ] verb intransitive or transitive if milk or another liquid curdles, or if something makes it curdle, lumps begin to form in it make your blood curdle to shock or frighten you very much …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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