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bring something to a stop

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbring something to a stopbring something to a stopSTOP something THAT IS HAPPENINGto stop something moving or happening David brought the truck to a shuddering stop. The UN is trying to bring the war to a stop. stop
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bring something to a stopDavid brought the truck to a shuddering stop.What is it that you just can't seem to bring yourself to stop doing?
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