English version

transfix

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtransfixtrans‧fix /trænsˈfɪks/ verb [transitive]  1 to surprise, interest, frighten etc someone so much that they do not move2 literaryHOLE to make a hole through something or someone with a sharp pointed weapon→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
transfixWally was too transfixed by Sincere Number Three to notice the libel.Lena was transfixed by the gaping trough in the road.The cat is transfixed by this appealing sight and pounces, sinking its teeth into the prey.I suppose we were transfixed by this, the aliveness of activities taking place even as the little boy was dying.The sight of the fire transfixed the passersby.These scenes transfix us as they transfixed their original viewers.
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Verb table
transfix
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytransfix
he, she, ittransfixes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytransfixed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave transfixed
he, she, ithas transfixed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad transfixed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill transfix
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have transfixed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam transfixing
he, she, itis transfixing
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you, we, theyare transfixing
Past
I, he, she, itwas transfixing
you, we, theywere transfixing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been transfixing
he, she, ithas been transfixing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been transfixing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be transfixing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been transfixing
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