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come/roll/jerk/skid etc to a stop
if a vehicle comes to a stop, it stops moving
The bus came to a stop outside the school.
The car skidded to a stop.
come to a stop
if an activity comes to a stop, it stops happening
Work on the project has come to a stop because of lack of funding.
bring something to a stop
to stop something moving or happening
David brought the truck to a shuddering stop.
The UN is trying to bring the war to a stop.
a time or place when you stop during a journey for a short time
Our first stop was Paris.
at the foot of the hill.
The trip includes an
a place where a bus or train regularly stops for people to get on and off
Our next stop will be York.
This is your stop, isn't it?
put a stop to something
to prevent something from continuing or happening
The government is determined to put a stop to the demonstrations.
pull out all the stops
to do everything you possibly can to make something happen and succeed
The hospital staff pulled out all the stops to make sure the children had a wonderful day.
the action or fact of telling your bank not to pay an amount of money to someone
put a stop on
that check to the store.
a handle that you push in or out in an
to control the amount of sound it produces
a consonant sound, like /p/ or /k/, that you make by stopping the flow of air completely and then suddenly letting it out of your mouth
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
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