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English definition of “turn to jelly”

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turn to jelly

to suddenly feel weak because you are frightened, nervous, or ill: As she knocked on the director's door, her legs turned to jelly.
Translations of “turn to jelly”
in Chinese (Traditional) (由於害怕、緊張或生病等)突然感到虛弱…
in Chinese (Simplified) (由于害怕、紧张或生病等)突然感到虚弱…
(Definition of turn to jelly from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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