make hair stand on end


make hair stand on end
make (someone's) hair stand on end to make someone feel very frightened.

The thought of jumping out of an aeroplane makes my hair stand on end.


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  • make hair stand on end — make (your) hair stand on end to cause you to be very frightened. Massey s detailed account of the battle made my hair stand on end. Usage notes: sometimes used in the form feel your hair stand on end to recognize you are very frightened: I could …   New idioms dictionary

  • make hair stand on end —    If you are absolutely terrified of something, it makes your hair stand on end.     Just the thought of getting on a plane makes my hair stand on end …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • make your hair stand on end — see ↑hair • • • Main Entry: ↑end make your hair stand on end informal ◇ If something makes your hair stand on end, it frightens you. Just hearing his voice makes my hair stand on end. • • • Main Entry: ↑hair make your hair stand …   Useful english dictionary

  • make your hair stand on end — make (your) hair stand on end to cause you to be very frightened. Massey s detailed account of the battle made my hair stand on end. Usage notes: sometimes used in the form feel your hair stand on end to recognize you are very frightened: I could …   New idioms dictionary

  • make someone's hair stand on end — make (someone s) hair stand on end to make someone feel very frightened. The thought of jumping out of an aeroplane makes my hair stand on end …   New idioms dictionary

  • make somebody's hair stand on end — make sb s ˈhair stand on end idiom to shock or frighten sb • a chilling tale that will make your hair stand on end Main entry: ↑hairidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • make your hair stand on end — If something makes your hair stand on end, it terrifies you …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • make someone's hair stand on end — ► make someone s hair stand on end alarm someone. Main Entry: ↑hair …   English terms dictionary

  • make one's hair stand on end — See: HAIR STAND ON END …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make one's hair stand on end — See: HAIR STAND ON END …   Dictionary of American idioms