turn to stone Rate this phrase:(4.00 / 3 votes)
To become completely still, not moving.

The lions would creep up on their prey, but turn to stone when the prey looked in their direction.

Additional definitions for 'turn to stone':

turn to stoneTo cause something to become stone.
turn to stoneTo metamorphosise into stone.
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