Translation of "petrify" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

petrify

verb [ T ] (FRIGHTEN) 使害怕 uk us /ˈpet.rə.faɪ/

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 Jeremy - 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。

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