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    A good horror movie is adrenaline pinching

    Which one is more common in standard English?

    1. A good horror movie is adrenaline pinching!
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    A good horror movie is adrenaline going!

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    Re: A good horror movie is adrenaline pinching

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    Which one is more common in standard English?

    1. A good horror movie is adrenaline pinching!
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    A good horror movie is adrenaline going!
    Neither. Possibly "provoking", but that would not be natural.

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    Re: A good horror movie is adrenaline pinching

    What about:
    There's nothing like a good horror film to get the adrenaline going.

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    Re: A good horror movie is adrenaline pinching

    That works, but the following are more common:

    'There's nothing like a good horror film to get the adrenaline flowing.'

    'There's nothing like a good horror film to give you an adrenaline rush.'

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    Re: A good horror movie is adrenaline pinching

    Or "pumping."

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