time stands still Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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time stands still

When time ​stands still, everything around you ​seems to ​stop: I ​saw the ​car coming ​straight towards me, and for a ​moment time ​stood still.
(Definition of time stands still from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “time stands still”
in Chinese (Simplified) 时间仿佛凝固了,周围的一切似乎凝住了…
in Chinese (Traditional) 時間仿佛凝固了,周圍的一切似乎凝住了…
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