make one's blood run cold


make one's blood run cold
See: BLOOD RUNS COLD.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • make one's blood run cold — See: BLOOD RUNS COLD …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make\ one's\ blood\ run\ cold — See: blood runs cold …   Словарь американских идиом

  • make one's blood run cold — frighten someone, scare a person out of his wits …   English contemporary dictionary

  • blood — [blud] n. [ME blod, blode < OE blod: see BLEED] 1. the usually red fluid, consisting of plasma, red and white blood cells, etc., that circulates through the heart, arteries, and veins of vertebrates: blood is a body tissue that carries oxygen …   English World dictionary

  • blood — bloodlike, adj. /blud/, n. 1. the fluid that circulates in the principal vascular system of human beings and other vertebrates, in humans consisting of plasma in which the red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets are suspended. 2. the… …   Universalium

  • blood — /blʌd / (say blud) noun 1. the fluid that circulates in the arteries and veins or principal vascular system of animals, in humans being of a red colour and consisting of a pale yellow plasma containing semisolid corpuscles. 2. body fluids… …   Australian English dictionary

  • blood — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. serum, essence; sap; gore; kindred; lineage, heritage. See relation, fluidity, ancestry, class. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Fluid in the mammalian circulatory system] Syn. lifeblood, heart s blood, vital… …   English dictionary for students

  • blood — n. & v. n. 1 a liquid, usually red and circulating in the arteries and veins of vertebrates, that carries oxygen to and carbon dioxide from the tissues of the body. 2 a corresponding fluid in invertebrates. 3 bloodshed, esp. killing. 4 passion,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • blood — ► NOUN 1) the red liquid that circulates in the arteries and veins, carrying oxygen and carbon dioxide. 2) family background: she must have Irish blood. 3) violence involving bloodshed. 4) fiery or passionate temperament. 5) dated a fashionable… …   English terms dictionary

  • blood — blood1 W1S1 [blʌd] n [U] [: Old English; Origin: blod] 1.) the red liquid that your heart pumps around your body ▪ She lost a lot of blood in the accident. ▪ The dog bit her but didn t draw blood . ▪ I m going to give blood this afternoon. ▪… …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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