(of water) (cause to) become ice
a period of extremely cold icy weather
ice over; a fixing of prices or wages at a certain level
"a halt in the arms race"
"a nuclear freeze"
"a freeze on hiring"
"When he saw the police car he froze"
"The water in the bowl froze"
"I could freeze to death in this office when the air conditioning is turned on"
"Freeze the leftover food"
"Suspend the aid to the war-torn country"
"It is freezing in Kalamazoo"
"Water freezes at 32 degrees Fahrenheit"
"Freeze the assets of this hostile government"
"She froze when she saw her ex-husband"
During a freeze there is no comfort in a southern house.
出自： K. Field
She gave me the big freeze when I said hello.
It snowed all night, and froze very hard.
出自： F. Smith
We froze off their offer of help.
Members who are no longer welcome can easily be frozen out.
They were frozen out of the club.
When the river freezes over, we can walk across on the ice.
河流封冻时,我们可以踏着冰穿过河面。 freeze sth ⇔ over
This cold wave is severe enough to freeze over all the rivers and ponds.
The river was frozen over last night.
他们当中有两人被冻死了。 freeze sb to sth
He was frozen to death on a snowing night.
The engine has frozen up.
引擎已冻得发动不起来了。 freeze sth ⇔ up
The windows are frozen up and I can't open them.
窗户冻住了,打不开。 freeze up
She froze up and refused to say a word.
误 Today it is frozen cold, and you had better put on your coat.
正 Today it is freezing cold, and you had better put on your coat.
析 frozen是freeze的过去分词,常表被动意义,作“被…冻”“让…受冻”解; 而freezing是freeze的现在分词,常用于主动语态,强调“冷”的程度。