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English translation: petrified with fear/ frozen with fear/ frightened to death

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Italian term or phrase:svenuto dalla paura
English translation:petrified with fear/ frozen with fear/ frightened to death
Entered by: Domenica Grangiotti
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19:15 Jan 11, 2003
Italian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Italian term or phrase: svenuto
sono svenuto dalla paura!
norma
frozen with fear/ frightened to death
Explanation:
two alternatives, although dead is stronger than fainted!


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Domenica Grangiotti
Local time: 22:54
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4 +2frozen with fear/ frightened to death
Domenica Grangiotti


  

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13 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
frozen with fear/ frightened to death


Explanation:
two alternatives, although dead is stronger than fainted!




Domenica Grangiotti
Local time: 22:54
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 297
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Maureen Holm, J.D., LL.M.: but 'petrified with fear' is the idiom, even just 'petrified'
1 hr

agree  Gian
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