turn to stone

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To become completely still, not moving.
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The lions would creep up on their prey, but turn to stone when the prey looked in their direction.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'turn to stone':

turn to stoneTo cause something to become stone.
turn to stoneTo metamorphosise into stone.
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obrátit se na kámen

wende dich zu Stein

στροφή προς πέτρα

convertir en piedra

se transformer en pierre

पत्थर में बदलें

դիմել քարին

trasformarsi in pietra

石を向ける

돌로 돌리다

veranderen in steen

obrócić się w kamień

bli till sten

taşa dönüşmek

پتھر پر تبدیل

biến thành đá

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