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chills

chills

Date: Nov 15 2007

Themes: Music, Pop Culture

引語

1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

“I got chills. I couldn’t believe that someone I consider a genius would know my band’s name, much less sing words I wrote.”

- Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl on seeing Prince perform one of his songs. (Spin)

定義

1. 定義 - Study the definition.

to experience or realize something so shocking it makes you cold

2. 用法 - Learn how the slang is used.

Have you ever seen or heard something that touches you so deeply that you feel cold? That cold feeling is called chills. A lot of times you shake a little bit when you get chills and little bumps called goosebumps stand up on your skin.

Dave Grohl is a huge fan of Prince. In fact, he’s such a big fan, that his band, the Foo Fighters has performed one of Prince’s songs before.

Grohl was very surprised to learn that Prince performed a song that he wrote during halftime of the Super Bowl. When he found out, he immediately got online and found the clip.

Watching it gave him chills. He was so amazed that Prince was playing his song that his skin got cold.

範例

1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

“When I realized who my husband was cheating on me with I got the chills. It was my sister.”

猜對了

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

deevine23 "I got chills" means its like, he felt an extra-ordinary feeling.Example,when you see a ghost you feel kinda cold and your hair feels like getting up.Its just an extra-ordinary feeling.
作者 deevine23
addiama I think he means that he reacted with surprise and happiness. His body seemed thrilled and excited, so the chills.
作者 addiama
It's kind of like when you get excited. It's like when you get a weird feeling down your spine. It's like you get emotions and your body hair stands up.
作者 wushuninja
fanny_dth he was so excited about it that he felt the same feeling as when a cold wind blows
作者 fanny_dth
Goosebumps,in a pleasant way.Being pleasantly surprised.
作者 Austinpowers
katia657 chill is when something make you feel too much surprised that you can feel your body cold haha
作者 katia657
shiver, was shocked
作者 luvbutterfly
It is when you feel a cold current coming down your spine, in this case because he was highly surprised for something
作者 Mario Rodríguez
shivering of the body because of a strong feeling
作者 luján
It's something like the feeling between surprised and shocked in his admiration. A positive, exciting feeling!
作者 kaylaximuoi
PINGWIN Something like that: " I was so surprised that it gave me the shivers." Surprised and frightened.
作者 PINGWIN

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DaeNg

DaeNg

Thailand

feeling deeply for something makes you most excite.

02:49 PM Mar 14 2013 |

Giffoni74

Italy

An almost pleasurable sensation of fright

06:00 PM Jul 01 2012 |

goodmahsa

goodmahsa

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

it is so interesting.we have the same slang in Persian.Smile

09:33 PM Feb 19 2012 |

tiara2tiara

Philippines

just so glad i finally found this word. I’ve been meaning to say this word ever since and im trying to think what word could possibly say like this. thanks Englishbaby.

01:30 PM Jun 30 2011 |

millazhang

millazhang

China

About two years ago ,when i got my visa to USA i got chills ,while after i step on this land, there were more chills i had , now i get used to .lol

02:43 AM May 19 2011 |

mitra.700

mitra.700

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

Two years ago when i saw my grade on the board i got chills, i was sure there was a mistake ….

11:56 AM Nov 23 2010 |

tiger_bagira

Greece

NICE

10:58 AM Nov 14 2010 |

tiger_bagira

Greece

NICE

10:51 AM Nov 14 2010 |

yieqiasida

China

Can I do some changes to this quote? If I say the quote like this: Someone who knows my band’s name, much less sing words I wrote blow my mind. Does this have the same meaning that I got chills?

09:43 AM Jul 08 2010 |

Zambuka

Zambuka

United States

and who are your dearest one's?

12:08 PM Dec 18 2009 |

sravanjampani

India

I got chills, when i feel missing my dearest one's..

11:12 AM Dec 18 2009 |

Zambuka

Zambuka

United States

There is kind of skin , where the goosebumps always stand up :) but what happen to them if they get chills ?

12:06 AM Dec 18 2009 |

Zambuka

Zambuka

United States

There is kind of skin , where the goosebumps always stand up :) but what happen to them if they get chills ?

12:06 AM Dec 18 2009 |

fabsir

fabsir

Brazil

I recently got chills when I was told one of my friends had died of pneumonia caused by the swine flu.

10:56 AM Oct 15 2009 |

susihayati

susihayati

Indonesia

it is reaction of of our body over strong feeling

01:11 PM Feb 03 2008 |

honolulu

honolulu

China

i got chills when i saw snakes

02:20 AM Nov 23 2007 |

ywzdxg

ywzdxg

China

I was chills when i heared some terrible things suddenly happened by my side!

12:49 AM Nov 22 2007 |

samarajordan

Jordan

when I think about death i got chills.

10:05 AM Nov 20 2007 |

rozonex

rozonex

Pakistan

well,as far as chills is concerned,it is a sudden feeling of any sudden moment of strong happines or scary or horrible moment that could be occure any time get you chills.

09:46 PM Nov 19 2007 |

yuanweiliang

China

as I found this site,it got me chills,its contents are wonderful.

01:03 PM Nov 18 2007 |

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