Translation of "petrify" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

petrify

verb uk /ˈpet.rə.faɪ/ us /ˈpet.rə.faɪ/
FRIGHTEN 使害怕

[ T ] to frighten someone a lot, especially so that they are unable to move or speak

把…吓呆,使惊呆
I think you petrified poor Frazer - he never said a word the whole time you were here. 我想你把可怜的杰里米吓呆了,你在的时候他一句话也没说。
CHANGE TO STONE 变成石头

specialized geology [ I ] If dead things petrify, they change to a substance like stone over a long period of time.

变成石样物,石化
petrifaction noun [ U ] uk /ˌpet.rɪˈfæk.ʃən/ us /ˌpet.rəˈfæk.ʃən/ also petrification, specialized

(Translation of “petrify” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)