In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1it gives me the heebie-jeebies — me pone los pelos de punta / la carne de gallina
- It is horrible and gives me the heebie-jeebies.
- Even the police detective, who leads the enquiry into multiple murders on the property, is not immune to a touch of the heebie-jeebies.
- The idea of storing and refreshing this file preview information somewhere also gave us a touch of the heebie-jeebies.
- The image of the accused killer just gives me the heebie-jeebies.
- The list was enough to give me the heebie-jeebies.
- Just the thought of it is starting to give me the heebie-jeebies.
- ‘This forest gives me the heebie-jeebies,’ she whispered.
- The thought is giving companies the heebie-jeebies.
- Cook said he, too, has had a recent experience that gave him the heebie-jeebies.
- Okay, so she might be overreacting and a drama queen about this but… whatever that was in that metal box really gave her the heebie-jeebies.
- If visualisation has been a big part of England's preparations in the recent rain-blighted fortnight, then the sight of a typically flat, dry, grassless pitch will have given many of the squad the heebie-jeebies.
- I looked all around, especially at all the people wearing black, they are giving me the heebie-jeebies the way they look like they're looking at me, but they really aren't.
- And as someone with a degree in biology, many of the applications of genetic engineering give me the heebie-jeebies.
- And frankly, riding in traffic for a few years gives you a collective attack of the heebie-jeebies.
- ‘This place gives me the heebie-jeebies,’ Katie said slowly taking in breath.
- It gives you the heebie-jeebies because he's not crazy; he's probably like a lot of regular people you see, interact with and never really think about.
- It gives me the heebie-jeebies just typing it, to be honest with you.
- ‘Seriously, she gives me the heebie-jeebies,’ you added.
- I still get the heebie-jeebies, of course, but that's because my reputation is on the line.
- I didn't, in this case, because the guy had already given me the heebie-jeebies, but pretty much any other time that's my reaction.
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