Meaning: the condition where extreme fear or nervousness causes a person to feel a chill along with moist skin or sweat
Example: I woke up from a nightmare, breathing heavy and in cold sweat. Read on
Meaning: impolite way of saying "it will never happen"
Example: I guess, she will forgive you when hell freezes over. Read on
Meaning: to be very cold
Example: The movie gave me a chill to the marrow. I am not recommending it to anyone. It is horrible. Read on
Meaning: to only know a very small part of the problem
Example: The manager-employee problems in this company are just the tip of the iceberg. Read on
Meaning: to get frightened or scare somebody
Example: The movie they played on cable last night gave me a chill to the bone. I will not be watching a night time movie any time soon. Read on
Meaning: in a unexpected and sudden way
Example: He had been trying to quit smoking since a year but couldn't, so he decided to go cold turkey. Read on
Meaning: loss of courage
Example: He got cold feet when heard the news of his transfer to remote area of the country which is hundreds of miles from his home town. Read on
Idiom of the Day
in due course Meaning: in a reasonable length of time. Example: The students will receive the exams notification in due course.