In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- My whole body trembled as I forced the muscles to move, the blood still pounding in my ears and gooseflesh all over.
- His arms suddenly turned to gooseflesh and his heart started to beat faster.
- Arm outstretched upon the table, Briar watched as his wrist bubbled with gooseflesh and a shiver tiptoed along his spine.
- For God's sake, his teeth are still clattering and he's got gooseflesh up and down his arms!
- She shivered again, and rubbed vigorously at the gooseflesh that had risen on her arms.
- Her arms broke out into gooseflesh while her toes and fingers clenched in memory.
- Her hand caressed his neck, then her fingers stroked up through his hair in a way that caused a tingle to travel all the way down his spine, his skin breaking out in gooseflesh as he shuddered in reaction.
- Her arms broke out in gooseflesh and she shivered despite the muggy classroom air.
- Seemingly knowing she was petrified, he removed his grasp, let his hand slide up her arm to tangle with her hair, and Linden felt gooseflesh prickle her skin.
- Something about this request gave Kennedy gooseflesh.
- Somewhere in the back of her mind she heard a deep throaty laugh, making her skin break out in gooseflesh.
- He knew his power to raise his listener's gooseflesh, and he reveled in it.
- Trinity gasped as his movement sent shivers up her spine and her arms broke out in gooseflesh.
- When I caught up to her I touched her arm and could feel the gooseflesh as she shook me loose.
- Her arms broke out in gooseflesh as droplets from the roof slid through the opening and splashed on her skin.
- The early morning air was dry and warm against his skin, but he still felt gooseflesh rising on his spine.
- I look at his smooth black hair, smooth light-brown skin with no gooseflesh, and the ugly naked wood of his kitchen.
- He reached out and touched my shoulder which created a serious case of gooseflesh up my entire body.
- There was something so disquietingly familiar about the place that I felt gooseflesh rise on my arms and legs.
- It was a scent she couldn't recognize, and it made her skin turn into gooseflesh.
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