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    Also, there is the underlying analogy of "man's best friend", which has been fossiliz

    What does "fossilized" mean in this sentence?
    Also, there is the underlying analogy of "man's best friend", which has been fossilized into the singular.

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    #2

    Re: Also, there is the underlying analogy of "man's best friend", which has been foss

    i am just a student...

    i don't know if this is the same case but fossilized my mean "strongly fixed"...

    "that memories are fossilized in my mind"...

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    Re: Also, there is the underlying analogy of "man's best friend", which has been foss

    Fossils are creatures that have turned to stone over time. So fossilized language is language that has become fixed.

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