Thesaurus / interrupt
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
The child is loud, intrusive, screams, runs, climbs on the furniture, demands attention, interrupts, cannot sit still .
CAROLYN HAX: THEY ‘REALLY CANNOT STAND’ THEIR RAMBUNCTIOUS GRANDCHILDCAROLYN HAXFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Then you are a very bad trustee, thus to misuse the foot-way, and interrupt passengers.
Never interrupt an earnest or apparently interesting conversation.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
He tells me he doesn't want his marriage to interrupt wholly that pleasant intimacy which has existed between you and me.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
An ordinary mortal may not interrupt a king, but a king may interrupt anything, except perhaps a German bombardment.
THE AMAZING INTERLUDEMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
This long conversation between Ivan and the prince excited some alarm among the shareholders; they tried to interrupt it.
BLACK DIAMONDSMR JKAI
Jansoulet apologized for being obliged to interrupt the sitting; but a visit of the most extreme importance—She smiled in pity.
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
With shrieks of fear Azalea flew toward the scene, but too late to interrupt the duelists.
THEY LOOKED AND LOVEDMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
Love is proverbially patient, and Helen listens—at least does not interrupt.
At the same time, I inoculated Abby, and the jailer's children, who all had it so lightly as hardly to interrupt their play.
FOX'S BOOK OF MARTYRSJOHN FOXE
WORDS RELATED TO INTERRUPT
- break up
- count out
- cut short
- hang fire
- hang up
- hold up
- lay aside
- lay off
- lay on the table
- lay over
- put a stop to
- put an end to
- put off
- put on back burner
- put on hold
- put on ice
- put on the shelf
- rule out
- stave off
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