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petrify
British English: /ˈpɛtrɪfʌɪ/
American English: /ˈpɛtrəˌfaɪ/

Translation of petrify in German:

transitive verb

  • 1 (change into stone)
    petrifizieren [formal]
    versteinern lassen
    become petrified
    petrifizieren [formal]
  • 2 [figurative] (cause to become inert)
    erstarren lassen
    be petrified with fear/shock
    starr vor Angst/Schrecken sein
    vor Angst/Schrecken [wie] versteinert sein [formal]
    be petrified by somebody/something
    vor jemandem/etwas erstarren
    sich vor jemandem panisch fürchten
    she looked quite petrified
    sie schien entsetzliche Angst zu haben

intransitive verb

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