English version

not move a muscle

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnot move a musclenot move a muscleNOT MOVINGto stay completely still The soldier stood without moving a muscle. muscle
Examples from the Corpus
not move a muscleI didn't dare move a muscle. He would have shot me.I was so scared, I couldn't move a muscle.The performers didn't move a muscle.She hid behind the door, not moving a muscle.It suddenly occurred to them that he had not moved a muscle since they came in.They will not move a muscle for at least another month or two.
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