American Idioms and Expressions

Make (someone's) Flesh Crawl Idiom

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make (someone's) flesh crawl
What does make (someone's) flesh crawl mean?
cause someone's skin to feel funnyThe movie was very violent and it made my flesh crawl.
make (someone's) flesh crawl
What does make (someone's) flesh crawl mean?
become frightened so that your skin feels funny or you get goose bumpsThe movie was very weird and from the beginning it made my flesh crawl.

Some Random Idioms
Work your socks off
What does "Work your socks off" mean?
If you work your socks off, you work very hard.
Cry-baby
What does "Cry-baby" mean?
A cry-baby is a person who gets emotional and cries too easily.
wienie
What does "wienie" mean?
dumb, incompetent man
not up to scratch/snuff
What does "not up to scratch/snuff" mean?
to be not adequateMy uncle's golf game is not up to scratch and he always gets a bad score.
receive (someone) with open arms
What does "receive (someone) with open arms" mean?
to greet someone eagerlyThe employees received their new boss with open arms.
pay through the nose
What does "pay through the nose" mean?
to pay a very high price, to pay too muchI paid through the nose when I had to buy gasoline in the small town.
get the feel of (something)
What does "get the feel of (something)" mean?
to become used to or learn about somethingAfter you get the feel of the new computer it is very easy to use.
conehead
What does "conehead" mean?
oaf; fool; stupid person
cool down
What does "cool down" mean?
calm down; relax
cowboy
What does "cowboy" mean?
independent, risk-taking man

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