To Make Someone’s Skin Crawl
Read the following e-mail and try to guess the meaning of the idiom in bold:
Are you going to the Halloween party tomorrow?
I am so excited about it! I don’t know what I will be, though! I have not found a costume yet! I want to wear something that will make people really, really scared!
I want to make their skin crawl! Could you give me any suggestions?
Thank you so much! I hope to see you there!!
What do you think “To Make Someone’s Skin Crawl” means?
Meaning: This idiom means to disturb or bother; to frighten or disgust.
This idiom was found in the LSI book Speaking Savvy.
What are you going to be for Halloween?