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time stands still

When time stands still, everything around you seems to stop: I saw the car coming straight towards me, and for a moment time stood still.
Translations of “time stands still”
in Chinese (Traditional) 時間仿佛凝固了,周圍的一切似乎凝住了…
in Chinese (Simplified) 时间仿佛凝固了,周围的一切似乎凝住了…
(Definition of time stands still from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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