Translation of "petrify" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈpet.rə.faɪ/ us /ˈpet.rə.faɪ/

petrify verb (FRIGHTEN)

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

I think you petrified poor Frazer - he never said a word the whole time you were here. 我想你把可憐的傑瑞米嚇呆了,你在這裡的時候他一句話也沒說。

petrify verb (CHANGE TO STONE)

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


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