petrify translate English to Japanese: Cambridge Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "petrify" - English-Japanese dictionary

petrify

verb   /ˈpet·rə·faɪ/ ( present participle petrifying, past tense and past participle petrified)
to frighten someone a lot, especially so that they are unable to move or speak (恐怖で)~を硬直させる , すくませる I think you petrified poor Jeremy – he never said a word the whole time you were here.
(Definition of petrify from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

ultraviolet

Ultraviolet light has a wavelength that is after the violet (= light purple) end of the range of colours that can be seen by humans. Light of this type causes the skin to become darker in the sun.

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More