curl\ one's\ hair

v. phr. slang
To shock; frighten; horrify; amaze.

Wait till you read what it says about you - this'll curl your hair.

The movie about monsters from another planet curled his hair.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • curl one's hair — {v. phr.}, {slang} To shock; frighten; horrify; amaze. * /Wait till you read what it says about you this ll curl your hair./ * /The movie about monsters from another planet curled his hair./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • curl one's hair — {v. phr.}, {slang} To shock; frighten; horrify; amaze. * /Wait till you read what it says about you this ll curl your hair./ * /The movie about monsters from another planet curled his hair./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • wave one's hair — curl one s hair …   English contemporary dictionary

  • make one's hair curl — informal shock or horrify one. → curl …   English new terms dictionary

  • curl — curledly /kerr lid lee, kerrld /, adv. curledness, n. /kerrl/, v.t. 1. to form into coils or ringlets, as the hair. 2. to form into a spiral or curved shape; coil. 3. to adorn with, or as with, curls or ringlets. v.i. 4. to grow in or form curls… …   Universalium

  • hair — See: CURL ONE S HAIR, GET GRAY HAIR or GET GRAY, GIVE GRAY HAIR, HANG BY A THREAD or HANG BY A HAIR, HIDE OR HAIR or HIDE NOR HAIR, IN ONE S HAIR, LET ONE S HAIR DOWN, OUT OF ONE S HAIR, SPLIT HAIRS, TEAR ONE S HAIR …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hair — See: curl one s hair, get gray hair or get gray, give gray hair, hang by a thread or hang by a hair, hide or hair or hide nor hair, in one s hair, let one s hair down, out of one s hair, split hairs, tear one s hair …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Hair care — is an overall term for parts of hygiene and cosmetology involving the hair on the human head. Hair care will differ according to one s hair type and according to various processes that can be applied to hair. All hair is not the same; indeed,… …   Wikipedia

  • curl — [[t]kɜ͟ː(r)l[/t]] curls, curling, curled 1) N COUNT If you have curls, your hair is in the form of tight curves and spirals. ...the little girl with blonde curls... A curl of black hair fell loosely across his forehead. 2) N UNCOUNT If your hair… …   English dictionary

  • hair — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I n. mane (see hair); filament;bit, inch (see narrowness, nearness). II Body covering filament Nouns 1. hair; head of hair, mop, mane, crop of hair, thatch, shock; gray, silver or white hair (see… …   English dictionary for students

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