feel hot and cold


feel hot and cold
feel/go hot and cold (all over) British & Australian, informal to feel that your body is hot and cold at the same time, because you have had a shock.

When I suddenly saw him again in the street after all these years, I went hot and cold all over.


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  • feel hot and cold all over — feel/go hot and cold (all over) British & Australian, informal to feel that your body is hot and cold at the same time, because you have had a shock. When I suddenly saw him again in the street after all these years, I went hot and cold all over …   New idioms dictionary

  • go hot and cold — feel/go hot and cold (all over) British & Australian, informal to feel that your body is hot and cold at the same time, because you have had a shock. When I suddenly saw him again in the street after all these years, I went hot and cold all over …   New idioms dictionary

  • go hot and cold all over — feel/go hot and cold (all over) British & Australian, informal to feel that your body is hot and cold at the same time, because you have had a shock. When I suddenly saw him again in the street after all these years, I went hot and cold all over …   New idioms dictionary

  • hot — hot1 W2S1 [hɔt US ha:t] adj comparative hotter superlative hottest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(high temperature)¦ 2¦(spicy)¦ 3¦(very popular/fashionable)¦ 4¦(good)¦ 5¦(sexy)¦ 6¦(difficult/dangerous)¦ 7 a hot issue/topic etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cold — 1 adjective 1 OBJECTS/SURFACES/LIQUIDS/ROOMS ETC having a low temperature: a blast of cold air | We slept on the cold ground. | feel cold: The office always feels so cold first thing on Monday morning. | ice/stone/freezing cold (=very cold): The… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cold — cold1 W1S1 [kəuld US kould] adj comparative colder superlative coldest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(objects/surfaces/liquids/rooms)¦ 2¦(weather)¦ 3 be/feel/look/get cold 4¦(food)¦ 5¦(lacking feeling)¦ 6 get/have cold feet 7 give somebody the cold shoulder …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hot — [[t]hɒ̱t[/t]] ♦♦ hotter, hottest, hots, hotting, hotted 1) ADJ GRADED Something that is hot has a high temperature. When the oil is hot, add the sliced onion... What he needed was a hot bath and a good sleep... Metal handled pans can get really… …   English dictionary

  • hot — 1 adjective hotter, hottest HIGH TEMPERATURE 1 WEATHER/FOOD/LIQUID ETC having a high temperature: It s too hot in here shall I open a window? | a nice hot bath | How hot is the water? | the hottest summer I can remember | hot countries | red hot… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • hot — adj., v., & adv. adj. (hotter, hottest) 1 a having a relatively or noticeably high temperature. b (of food or drink) prepared by heating and served without cooling. 2 producing the sensation of heat (hot fever; hot flush). 3 (of pepper, spices,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • feel — feel1 W1S1 [fi:l] v past tense and past participle felt [felt] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(feeling/emotion)¦ 2¦(notice)¦ 3¦(feel smooth/dry etc)¦ 4¦(feel good/strange/exciting etc)¦ 5¦(have an opinion)¦ 6 feel like (doing) something 7¦(touch)¦ 8 feel around/on/in …   Dictionary of contemporary English