But all at once an unexpected spectacle made him stop short.
You stop short, and swallow hard, and saunter into camp as one indifferent.
What right have we, His servants, to stop short of full obedience?
A glance at her face caused him to stop short and look at her.
This he should know; the other powers he must have, or stop short of his full efficiency.
But I must stop short, or else this letter will be all preface.
She'll not stop short with him, and how do I know what he'll do?
I think it was the nasty tone that caused Bunter to stop short and turn about.
But he had been going too fast to stop short of the place where the sheep were passing.
To effect this, he would not stop short at exaggerating his own guilt.