In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to feel shivery — tener escalofríos
- He went to bed saying he felt cold and shivery and he awoke at 5am the following day coughing up blood.
- Is anyone else feeling shivery chills about this?
- It was over as quickly as it had happened, leaving him feeling completely drained, his tightened muscles now limp and shivery and cold.
- Might be tonsillitis, I can't swallow… agonizing but the worst is this cold, shivery and roasting both at once.
- You start feeling a bit chilly and shivery and the next thing your body starts to shut down, you get cramp, your muscles can't work and you can't swim.
- It has become de rigueur to shoot horror/thrillers in blue/grey light, that might be mistaken for monochrome, with its shivery basement chill.
- Then I could have enjoyed a day off without the streaming nose rubbed raw, the aches and pains, the weak shaky shivery feelings…
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