Stand+on+end

  • 21 make someone's hair stand on end — the truth about Corrine would make your hair stand on end Syn: horrify, shock, appall, scandalize, stun; make someone s blood run cold; informal make someone s hair curl, turn someone s hair white …

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  • 22 make someone's hair stand on end — often humorous to make someone feel very frightened Some of the stories people told me would make your hair stand on end …

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  • 23 Make your hair stand on end —   If something makes your hair stand on end, it terrifies you …

    Dictionary of English idioms

  • 24 make someone's hair stand on end — ► make someone s hair stand on end alarm someone. Main Entry: ↑hair …

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  • 25 hair stand on end — be very scared, very frightened, scared stiff    Adriana, your hair is standing on end! Have you seen a ghost? …

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  • 26 hair stand on end — become frightened or afraid of something My hair stood on end when I saw the aftermath of the automobile accident …

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  • 27 made his hair stand on end — scared him, frightened him, made him feel terrified …

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  • 28 make one's hair stand on end — v. scare, frighten greatly, terrify; fill with terror or shock …

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  • 29 make someone's hair stand on end — alarm someone. → hair …

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  • 30 Stand — (st[a^]nd), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Stood} (st[oo^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Standing}.] [OE. standen; AS. standan; akin to OFries. stonda, st[=a]n, D. staan, OS. standan, st[=a]n, OHG. stantan, st[=a]n, G. stehen, Icel. standa, Dan. staae, Sw. st[*a],… …

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  • 31 Stand by — Stand Stand (st[a^]nd), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Stood} (st[oo^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Standing}.] [OE. standen; AS. standan; akin to OFries. stonda, st[=a]n, D. staan, OS. standan, st[=a]n, OHG. stantan, st[=a]n, G. stehen, Icel. standa, Dan. staae,… …

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  • 32 end — end1 W1S1 [end] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(last part)¦ 2¦(finished)¦ 3¦(long object)¦ 4¦(tip/point)¦ 5¦(scale)¦ 6¦(connection)¦ 7¦(remaining piece)¦ 8¦(aim)¦ 9¦(part of an activity)¦ 10¦(sport)¦ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 33 end — 1 /end/ noun (C) 1 LAST PART the last part of something such as a period of time, activity, book, or film: He s leaving at the end of October. | I found the end of the movie very disappointing. | from beginning to end: Her story was a pack of… …

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  • 34 stand — stand1 W1S1 [stænd] v past tense and past participle stood [stud] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(be on feet)¦ 2¦(rise)¦ 3¦(step)¦ 4¦(in a particular position)¦ 5¦(in a state/condition)¦ 6¦(not like)¦ 7¦(accept a situation)¦ 8¦(be good enough)¦ 9 …

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  • 35 stand — 1 verb past tense and past participle stood /stUd/ BE UPRIGHT 1 (I) to support yourself on your feet in an upright position: It looks like we ll have to stand there are no seats left. | Can you see any better from where you re standing? | stand… …

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  • 36 end — [[t]e̱nd[/t]] ♦ ends, ending, ended 1) N SING: the N, usu prep N, N of n The end of something such as a period of time, an event, a book, or a film is the last part of it or the final point in it. The ₤5 banknote was first issued at the end of… …

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  • 37 end — See: AT LOOSE ENDS, AT ONE S WITS END, BURN THE CANDLE AT BOTH ENDS, GO OFF THE DEEP END, HAIR STAND ON END, HOLD ONE S END UP or HOLD UP ONE S END or KEEP ONE S END UP or KEEP UP ONE S END, LIVING END, LOOSE ENDS, MAKE AN END OF, MAKE ENDS MEET …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 38 end — See: AT LOOSE ENDS, AT ONE S WITS END, BURN THE CANDLE AT BOTH ENDS, GO OFF THE DEEP END, HAIR STAND ON END, HOLD ONE S END UP or HOLD UP ONE S END or KEEP ONE S END UP or KEEP UP ONE S END, LIVING END, LOOSE ENDS, MAKE AN END OF, MAKE ENDS MEET …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 39 end — See: at loose ends, at one s wit s end, burn the candle at both ends, go off the deep end, hair stand on end, hold one s end up or hold up one s end or keep one s end up or keep up one s end, living end, loose ends, make an end of, make ends meet …

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  • 40 stand — See: GOAL LINE STAND, HAIR STAND ON END, HEART STAND STILL, LEG TO STAND ON …

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