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Policies like this aren't going to stop crime.
A broken leg won't stop me from going to the concert.
There's nothing to stop you from asking him. He might agree.
We stopped work when we heard the alarm.
I want to stop smoking.
Suddenly everyone stopped talking.
The car stopped at the traffic lights.
Lots of people stopped and stared at the accident.
This is the American English definition of stop. View British English definition of stop.