You are shivering.
What can make you shiver? It could be chilly weather, or it could be something terrifying. Therefore, the Chinese word 凉 (liáng: chill) is also used in the phrase for “send chills down one’s spine”. So, how to say “Send Chills Down One’s Spine” in Chinese?
Say “Send Chills Down One’s Spine” in Chinese: 倒吸一口凉气 (dào xī yì kǒu liáng qì)
吸 (xī) means to inhale, and 凉气 (liáng qì) refers to cold air.
We use this phrase to refer to someone who is frightened or astonished by something unexpected.