In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(tremor)escalofrío masculineestremecimiento masculinethe scream sent shivers / a shiver down my spine — el grito me produjo escalofríos
- Shivers of pure delight ran through my body but I inwardly scolded myself.
- Then he sees the drawing of the donkey and experiences a shiver of dread.
- Here are other titles that should give warm-weather readers a shiver of excitement.
- So it is with a shiver of anticipation that I note the return of my favourite dilemma.
- A deep shiver coursed its way down his spine and into his feet.
- A shiver of pleasure went down her spine as she turned to look at him.
- Even without knowing any of the facts this sent a cold shiver down my spine.
- There is a particular passage in Myth that sends shivers down my spine.
- As he reached with his hand, Caroline experienced a shiver of anticipation.
- She felt an involuntary shiver go through her.
- The voice sent shivers down Cate's spine, and she knew who it was without turning around.
- She sings with a power and commitment that sends shivers down your spine.
- A shiver of excitement ran through him, mixed with with fear.
- Small shivers of delight crept up his arm and into his chest.
- I tried to smile, suppressing the shiver that was running down my spine.
- I suppressed a shiver of disgust and fought down the feelings of triumph writhing in my stomach.
- The word Conservative still sends shivers down the spine of voters.
- He slid his hand down her back, sending shivers through her body.
- A shiver racked his body, making his step ever so slightly falter.
- As my gaze lands on them, I feel several small shivers running down my spine.
- He picked the larger shivers of glass out of the cut but that just made it bleed more.
- The boy supped and brandished the weapons and in the process broke them all to shivers and splinters.
- I like to look at the way that small shivers and fragments of light, escape through a teeny gap in the curtains, throwing quirky shapes upon the wall or ceiling.
- Keep away from windows because the high winds and pressure can shatter the window, sending shivers of glass everywhere.
2to have the shivers — tener escalofríos
- just the thought of it gives me the shivers — de solo pensarlo me dan escalofríos
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