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    Shiver the notion

    Is it a fixed expression? What does it mean?

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    Re: Shiver the notion

    I have never heard it. Where did you encounter it?

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    Re: Shiver the notion

    It's new to me too.

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    Re: Shiver the notion

    I've never heard of it either. My dad uses "Shudder the thought" (like "Perish the thought") quite frequently.
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    Re: Shiver the notion

    I tried to translate a verse:
    Run on devotion
    Breathe out the night
    Shiver the notion
    Love in white light

    It might not be a fixed expression, but I decided to check

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    Re: Shiver the notion

    It doesn't work for me.

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    Re: Shiver the notion

    OK. Phrases found in the Internet:
    1) Profits rate of conversion might go away only because a partner present developed a like that manufactured goods is normally modern, more shiny, maybe, shiver the notion, also Even better than you.
    2) ... and thus you will not ever required create all the changes in addition, shiver the notion, undertake it better on a rainy day.



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    Re: Shiver the notion

    Neither of those appears to be written by a native speaker. Neither is comprehensible.

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    Re: Shiver the notion

    Quote Originally Posted by Halga View Post
    OK. Phrases found in the Internet:
    1) Profits rate of conversion might go away only because a partner present developed a like that manufactured goods is normally modern, more shiny, maybe, shiver the notion, also Even better than you.
    2) ... and thus you will not ever required create all the changes in addition, shiver the notion, undertake it better on a rainy day.


    Whichever website you found those on, please don't ever look at it again. They are worse than incorrect - they are appalling.
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    Re: Shiver the notion

    Quote Originally Posted by Halga View Post
    OK. Phrases found in the Internet:
    1) Profits rate of conversion might go away only because a partner present developed a like that manufactured goods is normally modern, more shiny, maybe, shiver the notion, also Even better than you.
    2) ... and thus you will not ever required create all the changes in addition, shiver the notion, undertake it better on a rainy day.
    They look like computer translations to me- they're full of mistakes and it's often hard to get the meaning. I'd guess it's supposed to be perish the thought.

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