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Watching her devotion to her new son sent a shiver down my spine. The Sun (2013)News of an exploration boom may send shivers down the spines of a few investors. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And you could not walk past without feeling a shiver in your spine. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This brought on a shiver of fear. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It was used to halt shivering caused by low body temperatures. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The thought sends shivers down your spine. The Sun (2014)Just mentioning the name sends a curious shiver through our household. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It makes me sweat and shiver with fear. The Sun (2010)They stood in a shelter at the bus stop and shivered with cold. The Glasgow Girls (1994)The sense of violation sends shivers down the spine. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Choir music sends shivers up me spine. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Magical moments that will send shivers down your spine. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The opponents need a moment to be made to shiver and to feel humbled at the thought of what lies ahead. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It makes me shiver with fear. Times, Sunday Times (2008)All at once, his whole body was shivering beyond his control. The Broken God (1993)She shivered slightly as a cool breeze stirred beneath her cloak and he hugged her close against his side to share his warmth. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEMy whole body is shivering. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This caused a shiver around Westminster. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I was just thinking about how my entire body would just shiver if my ex touched me to say hello. The Sun (2011)He was obese, and I still shiver at the thought of him. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They told me I was in shock, which explained my uncontrollable shakes and shivers. Christianity Today (2000)Although I'm now shivering at the thought. The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'shiver'
British English: shiver /ˈʃɪvə/ VERB
When you shiver, your body shakes slightly because you are cold or frightened.
He shivered in the cold.
- American English: shiver
- Arabic: يَرْتَعِشُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: tremer
- Chinese: 颤抖
- Croatian: drhtati
- Czech: třást se zimou, strachem
- Danish: skælve
- Dutch: rillen
- European Spanish: tiritar
- Finnish: hytistä
- French: frissonner
- German: zittern
- Greek: ριγώ
- Italian: rabbrividire
- Japanese: 震える
- Korean: 덜덜 떨다
- Norwegian: skjelve
- Polish: zadrżeć
- European Portuguese: tremer
- Romanian: a tremura
- Russian: дрожать
- Spanish: tiritar
- Swedish: skaka
- Thai: สั่นเพราะหนาวหรือความกลัว
- Turkish: titremek üşüyerek
- Ukrainian: тремтіти
- Vietnamese: lạnh run
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