freeze\ one's\ blood

• blood runs cold
• blood freezes
• blood turns to ice
• freeze one's blood
• freeze one's veins
• freeze the blood in one's veins
You are chilled or shivering from great fright or horror; you are terrified or horrified. - Usually used with a possessive.

The horror movie made the children's blood run cold.

Mary's blood froze when she had to walk through the cemetery at night.

Oscar's blood turned to ice when he saw the shadow pass by outside the window.

Compare: hair stand on end, the creeps

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

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