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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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shimin1212

shimin1212

China

i got chills when i feel embarrassed or some people singing in a strange way

04:06 AM Nov 18 2007 |

icingblue813

China

I got chills when I thought about a girl who was just at my age suiciding two years ago~

03:24 AM Nov 18 2007 |

master_of puppets

Georgia

i got a chills when im happy

09:34 AM Nov 17 2007 |

TLCdeluxe

TLCdeluxe

Germany

I get chills when I think about my father who I dont know

03:48 PM Nov 16 2007 |

yanyan5656

yanyan5656

China

i got chills when sb is talking ghost beside me though i know it’s not exist

11:21 AM Nov 16 2007 |

suri2911

suri2911

Viet Nam

I got chills when I pass the accounting exam. I was serious sick in the examination day.

11:48 PM Nov 15 2007 |

dt.mucu

dt.mucu

Turkey

i really got chills when i heart my brother died ten years ago.i missed him so much…

08:08 PM Nov 15 2007 |

simonguan

simonguan

Germany

downstairs,u mean that “grudge” give u chills?

08:01 PM Nov 15 2007 |

andycel

andycel

Philippines

I got chills everytime i miss my honey.and thinking too much with him.

03:37 PM Nov 15 2007 |

Jennycui

Jennycui

China

I got chills when I heard my daughter failed her exams. she is always excellent in her study.

02:16 PM Nov 15 2007 |

kaushalyats

Sri Lanka

Everytime when i saw a romantic seen in movies i get chills because i always wants to be more romantic and i expects my partner to be more romantic.

01:22 PM Nov 15 2007 |

mutz

Indonesia

the best teacher is from the heart not from the book

11:47 AM Nov 15 2007 |

Aisha E

Aisha E

Bahrain

I got chills, when i saw my boyfreind flirting with other ladies

10:25 AM Nov 15 2007 |

li xu

li xu

China

when teacher called my name for some questions that I havn’t prepared for I got chills

08:07 AM Nov 15 2007 |

zzwwbbst

China

something you feel
cold or bad

07:59 AM Nov 15 2007 |

wujunhui

wujunhui

China

I got chills!she kissed me without asking!!haha

07:05 AM Nov 15 2007 |

Andrea Che

China

when i am walking along a road alone at night,and it was so dark,suddenly someone put his hand on my shoulder,i got chills…

06:23 AM Nov 15 2007 |

paulkz

paulkz

China

Dave Grohl, my hero

05:42 AM Nov 15 2007 |

thisisbenmo

China

I get chills because I am waiting the results of the IELTS examination and the score will probably be known this evening.

02:35 AM Nov 15 2007 |

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