Make One’s Blood Run Cold

Also: Freeze one’s blood Turn one’s blood to ice Meaning Of Idiom ‘Make One’s Blood Run Cold’ When something makes your blood run cold it fills you with great fear or horror. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,2Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010.,3Pare, May. Body Idioms and More: … Read more

Turn the Other Cheek

Meaning Turn the Other Cheek: to do nothing to retaliate when attacked or insulted by another; to accept an attack passively; to respond to an attack or insult in a humble and mild way. 1Heacock, Paul. Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms. Cambridge University Press, 2010.,2Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010.,3Ammer, Christine. American Heritage … Read more

Turn One’s Stomach

Meaning of the Idiom “To Turn One’s Stomach’ When something ‘turns your stomach’ it makes you feel sick, disgusted, or angry. The expression does not have to refer to something that makes you nauseated but can simply refer to a negative emotional reaction. Examples Of Use “You should see how badly my neighbor treats his … Read more

Every Time One Turns Around

Meaning Every time one turns around: An emphatic way of saying too often, or often enough to be annoying or aggravating. Usage This idiom is most often used to complain about some annoying or troublesome thing that tends to happen often, or seems to happen often. Examples Of Use “Every time I turn around, my … Read more