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be like a deer/rabbit caught in the headlights

to be so frightened or surprised that you cannot move or think: Each time they asked him a question he was like a deer caught in the headlights.
(Definition of be like a deer/rabbit caught in the headlights from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be like a deer/rabbit caught in the headlights”
in Chinese (Simplified) 吓傻了,惊呆了…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嚇傻了,驚呆了…
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