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jump out of one’s skin July 25, 2010

Posted by vocabulry in Uncategorized.
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Be very startled; make a small involuntary jump after an unexpected shock or surprise

“… engines and trains are flitting about in all directions, while the fog signals ; almost make one jump out of one’s skin and into the way of danger. I have felt inclined to send messages about the station, instead of going myself. …

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