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I want to say "The building was very high, so I froze with fear". Would I be right to say:

「建物がとても高くて僕は足がすくんだ」

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「建物{たてもの}がとても高{たか}くて僕{ぼく}は足{あし}がすくんだ。」

is a perfectly natural-sounding sentence (with excellent particle choices). Your use of 「足がすくむ」 is just very appropriate here.

Colloquially, young people might go with 「ビビりまくる」 or 「ビビる」 instead of 「足がすくむ」 in that situation.

I myself would try to sound funny (and probably fail) by saying 「足がくんだ。」 or 「足がくんじゃった」 by using 「くむ」 instead of the correct verb 「くむ」. That means "My feet are swollen."

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