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synonyms for stop
- blank wall
- brick wall
- grinding halt
- screeching halt
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How to use stop in a sentence
Now I have a plausible explanation for how I feel, putting a stop to some of the second-guessing going on in my head.
It seems like he’s going to continue to do this until someone puts a stop to it.“People want to believe”: How Love Fraud builds an absorbing docuseries around a romantic con man | Alissa Wilkinson | September 4, 2020 | Vox
That promise was enough to quell a few lawsuits filed by California groups against the federal government for failing to put a stop to the sewage-filled stormwater rolling from Mexico’s hills.Morning Report: Why COVID-19 Has Hit Latinos So Hard | Voice of San Diego | August 13, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
The agency issued a stop sale, use or removal order, which is supposed to prevent the company from selling its product.Environment Report: One Way to Force Companies to Emit Less Carbon | MacKenzie Elmer | August 10, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
The chair of the Uptown Community Parking District board proposed using the funds for cleaning bus stops, but the city said no.
But I think Steve Austin has to team up with a Japanese holdout to stop a nuclear bomb from going off or something.‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS | Marlow Stern | January 8, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
That ground hold was to stop you flying through weather that could kill you and everyone else aboard.Annoying Airport Delays Might Prevent You From Becoming the Next AirAsia 8501 | Clive Irving | January 6, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Thankfully there were no casualties—the driver managed to stop the train immediately.
The men were accused of reneging on pledges to stop working for the Iraqi government.
Has L.A. figured out how to stop the epidemic it set loose on the world?The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads, Dec 29-Jan 4, 2014 | William Boot | January 4, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
"But I can't stop to argue about it now;" and, saying this, he turned into a side path, and disappeared in the wood.Davy and The Goblin | Charles E. Carryl
At twelve, or fifteen, or sixteen, or twenty it was decided that they should stop learning.The Salvaging Of Civilisation | H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
He had seen the act committed, he felt sure but had made no effort whatever to stop the thief.The Homesteader | Oscar Micheaux
The Kangaroo can hop and hop and hop; Somehow he never seems to want to stop.
Yet when I stop gazing the next impulse is to move on; for if I have time to rest anywhere, why not at home?Glances at Europe | Horace Greeley
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