How to Say “Send Chills Down One’s Spine” in Chinese

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How to Say "Send Chills Down One's Spine" in Chinese

You are shivering.

What can make you shiver? It could be chilly weather, or it could be something terrifying. Therefore, the Chinese word (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) 

(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.

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How to Say "Send Chills Down One's Spine" in Chinese

 

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