Expressing fright



Expressing fright
 
I was scared.
I was frightened.
 I was terrified.
 I was petrified.
 I was scared to death.
 I was scared silly.
You scared me.        
You frightened me.        
You scared the hell out of me. (mildly vulgar)    
You scared the crap out of me. (mildly vulgar)    
You scared the dickens out of me.        
You scared the devil out of me.        
You scared the wits out of me.        
You scared me out of my wits.        
You scared me to death.        
You scared me half to death.        
You scared the daylights out of me.        
You scared the living daylights out of me.    
You scared the pants off me. (informal)    
I almost jumped out of my skin.        
I almost lost it.    
It gave me the creeps. (slang)
It gave me the willies. (slang)    
It made my flesh crawl.    
It gave me goose bumps.    
It gave me goose pimples.        
A shiver ran down my spine.        
It curled my hair.        
My hair stood on end.        
My blood ran cold.        
My blood curdled.        
It set my teeth on edge.        

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